A voice for newcomers in Sweden

Are you applying for Erasmus in Sweden? Here are ten crucial things to know

Students cycle outside Uppsala's historic university. Photo: Cecilia Larsson Lantz/Imagebank.sweden.se

Published: 17.Oct.2018 07:17 hrs

For students hoping to do an overseas internship or university exchange, the Erasmus scheme is one of the biggest and best-known programmes. Nele Schröder shares her advice of ten things to think about if you're a student applying for Erasmus, and the things she wishes she'd known before.

This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here.

What exactly is Erasmus?

Read full article on The Local

More Stories

Anas Awad with his "Swedish family" told his story to The Local Voices

Sharing the best of The Local Voices

We told a lot of great stories in 2016. Did you get to read and share them all? READ
'Stockholm and the Battle for Global Talent' was the theme of a panel event for The Local's Members, at which Stockholm's mayor and a group of experts and politicians discussed how the city could become more attractive for skilled international workers. READ
A criminologist described the case as "totally unique" in recent Swedish criminal history. READ
Photo: Erik Gerhardsson

'History will record how everyone reacted to the Syrian tragedy'

Erik, a 21-year-old Swedish volunteer, reflects on his experience helping refugees in Sweden and abroad. READ
A Malmö prosecutor has called for three young men to be held in pre-trial detention over this summer's drive-by shooting at an internet café in the city. READ
Centre Party leader Annie Lööf will be the next person to lead exploratory coalition talks – after incumbent Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Moderate leader Ulf Kristersson both failed to form a government. READ
A municipality in Sweden has vowed to ban religiously slaughtered meat from school menus after the centre-right Moderate Party formed a coalition government with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats. READ

This Iranian teaches Swedish online to 10,000 followers

"I’m exporting Swedish to my homeland." READ