Studying in Stockholm: What makes it so special for international students?

Studying in Stockholm: What makes it so special for international students?

From its timeless beauty to its digital sophistication, Stockholm has a lot going for it. But what's it like as an international student? In this video, three Stockholm University students, from Germany, China and Japan, tell us their experiences, from learning to live without cash to life-changing lessons about themselves.

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

The secret to studying an MBA flexibly from your mobile phone

The secret to studying an MBA flexibly from your mobile phone

The Swedish MBA where they ‘throw you in at the deep end’

The Swedish MBA where they ‘throw you in at the deep end’

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The guide to working in Sweden: from job hunt to salary talks

The guide to working in Sweden: from job hunt to salary talks

Moving to a new country is scary enough. Finding a job there is a whole other ball game. From interviews to salary talks, here are some vital tips to help you navigate your way through Sweden's distinct work culture.

​​The fast-growing Swedish city where international families feel at home

​​The fast-growing Swedish city where international families feel at home

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

Learning Swedish: how one international resident FINALLY conquered her fears

Learning Swedish: how one international resident FINALLY conquered her fears

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Videos

‘Slowbalisation’: why Swedish companies are moving back home

‘Slowbalisation’: why Swedish companies are moving back home

A growing number of Swedish companies with bases overseas are choosing to move back home. But why? And what does it mean for job opportunities in Sweden and the wider economic outlook? The Local spoke to economist Joacim Tåg and the CEO of one company that chose to come home, in order to find out.

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Sweden announces new Covid-19 guidelines for unvaccinated people

Sweden announces new Covid-19 guidelines for unvaccinated people

People who have not received a vaccine against Covid-19 should avoid bars, theatres, sports matches, and large events when most of Sweden's restrictions are lifted at the end of the month, the Public Health Agency said on Thursday.

Sweden gives green light to vaccinated tourists from some countries

Sweden gives green light to vaccinated tourists from some countries

Q&A: Answers to your questions about Sweden’s latest travel rules
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Q&A: Answers to your questions about Sweden’s latest travel rules

OPINION: Sweden’s Covid travel ban is getting more and more absurd

OPINION: Sweden’s Covid travel ban is getting more and more absurd

OPINION: Sweden’s new migration act will send international talent elsewhere

OPINION: Sweden’s new migration act will send international talent elsewhere

Sweden's new migration act imposes tough conditions for permanent residency. Jenny Iao-Jörgensen and Benny Borghei of the Swedish Association of University Teachers and Researchers (SULF) argue this will do long-term damage to the country's attractiveness to the top international talents.

OPINION: Is the Swedish administrative system still fit for purpose when lives are at stake?

OPINION: Is the Swedish administrative system still fit for purpose when lives are at stake?

Reader’s story: ‘My daughters and I are safe in Sweden, but I still think of Afghanistan’

Reader’s story: ‘My daughters and I are safe in Sweden, but I still think of Afghanistan’

Sweden’s first case against an overpriced rental goes to court – two years after law change

Sweden’s first case against an overpriced rental goes to court – two years after law change

For the first time, a Swedish landlord has been prosecuted for overcharging their tenant and subletting their apartment without permission from their own landlord.

How to analyse a Swedish housing association’s finances before you buy an apartment
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How to analyse a Swedish housing association’s finances before you buy an apartment

How to write the perfect Swedish CV and cover letter
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How to write the perfect Swedish CV and cover letter

Personal networks account for a lot of career opportunities in Sweden, which makes the job-hunt a daunting task for foreigners even in non-pandemic times. But with the right CV and cover letter, you can impress hiring managers in Sweden – here's how.

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers