Sweden's best university is in Lund, according to the QS Quacquarelli Symonds global rankings for 2020, although no Swedish university was among the top 50 ranked institutions in the world.
Sweden’s biggest airport operator has set an ambitious goal to eliminate fossil carbon emissions from its on-the-ground operations by the end of 2020. With less than 20 months to go, will Swedavia meet its own deadline?
These five points will give you great insights into the Pride celebrations and how to properly navigate them.
There’s nothing scarier than a health scare. It’s even scarier if you’re living abroad and don’t speak the local language or understand how the healthcare system works.
When The Local asked our readers for practical measures Swedish institutions and companies could take to make the country a better place for international workers, you had plenty of suggestions. Here are ten key ways foreign workers in Sweden think things could be improved.
Esports are becoming increasingly mainstream and Malmö is leading the way with the appointment of Sweden’s first ever esports project manager and a health-based approach to gaming. The Local finds out more.
Here's our latest Europe & You newsletter covering everything from a French warning for Boris Johnson, an interesting new Brexit poll and a look at Switzerland's problem with the EU.
Moving abroad is a massive upheaval, physically and emotionally. Knowing your health is covered no matter where you are and whatever happens can be a huge weight off your shoulders.
An explosion shook an apartment block in Malmö early on Wednesday morning -- the third unexplained blast in the city in just 24 hours.
Researchers explain why they chose Stockholm University and how their decision has panned out.
A career in sports doesn’t necessarily mean training to become the next Olympic champion, Eye Of The Tiger style. Sport is much more than competitive entertainment, athletic prowess, or school yard keepie uppie challenges - it has the power to bridge divides and to create a more sustainable, equal society.
Applying to an exchange programme can be truly stressful, considering each application and country has its own set of unique requirements. For those coming to Sweden from a US university, here are the key things to bear in mind when wading through the administrative parts of the application.
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
Every week one of The Local's readers takes over our Instagram. Today, Barbara Majsa shows us her Sweden.
A full-time job shouldn’t stop you from satisfying your wanderlust. The Local spoke to Travel After 5 blogger Alline Waldhelm to find out her tips and tricks for travellers who only have 25 days of annual leave.
Former US President Barack Obama is in Stockholm to speak to entrepreneurs at an invite-only conference.
Many people report forgetting words or phrases from their native language when they learn a second language. The Local explored this linguistic phenomenon, known as first-language attrition.
The head of the Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen) will not be offered an extension when his contract ends in March, the agency said on Wednesday.
If you’re going to visit one Swedish city this summer, make it Uppsala.
When Malmö mayor Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh and a group of local politicians stepped off a specially chartered train in the troubled district of Rosengård in December, she made big claims for the new ring line she was launching.
When you get sick or injured in a new country it’s not always obvious where to go first. Find out how healthcare apps fit into Sweden's healthcare system and under what circumstances you can turn to your smartphone instead of your local vårdcentral.
Sweden was ranked the best place to raise a family out of 31 wealthy countries in a new report from Unicef which rated how family-friendly different countries' policies were.
Chances are you already encounter Swedish design on a near-daily basis - even if you don’t realise it. From IKEA’s ubiquitous furniture to Hövding helmets and Tetra Pak packets, there’s a little bit of Sweden all over the world.
Sweden's size and generally well-maintained roads make it ideal for car journeys. But where are the best places to stop for a rest and toilet break along the way?
Get in the know so you don't risk a serious fadäs (Swedish for faux-pas) at work!
Could Sweden put the EU's landmark Cuba deal on ice?
Järvaveckan, a political festival held in the suburbs of Stockholm, attracts people from across the country but still maintains its local roots.
Graduating from high school is an important milestone in any student’s life. Some countries embrace the celebration more than others. Sweden, in particular, has its own unique -- and uncharacteristically rowdy -- way of honouring the accomplishment.
Swedes tuck into waffles on March 25th in celebration of national Waffle Day (Våffeldagen), but did you know that the whole tradition is the result of a mispronunciation?
Swedish actress Bibi Andersson has passed away aged 83. Let's take a look at some of her best-known work, which doesn't just include Ingmar Bergman movies.
Here are six takeaways from the European elections in Sweden.
More and more people who live in second-hand rentals in Sweden are claiming they have been illegally overcharged by landlord.
As Sweden's population ages, interest in social activities for the older age groups has soared. The Body Joy gym in Värmdö, outer Stockholm, is one of many where pensioners regularly meet to train together.
How King Carl XVI Gustaf and his family celebrated the National Day of Sweden in Stockholm.
Is your university on the list of the best places to study in Germany?