To lighten the posts, I will share my experience of our journey above the arctic circle. Travelling above the arctic circle or even reaching the Northern cape of Europe has always been unimaginable and so adventurous when I was younger and lived back home. But now, living in central Sweden, it has become much closer… Read More Journey Above the Arctic Circle
As a part of the accommodation series, I will introduce to you what it is like to live in Mångatan, how does it look inside, what it contains, where it is located etc. Therefore, this might be a slightly longer article. Mångatan is a part of the student housing provided by Tunabyggen. It has 3… Read More Living in Mångatan, Borlänge
Although nobody wants to think about being sick, some of you, especially the ones coming for a one-or two-year Master or a three-year program might wonder how the Swedish health system works compared to the system in your home country. I have to admit I had no clue until I got sick. First of all,… Read More The Swedish Health System
When I told my friends I will study my Master in Sweden everyone’s reaction was mainly ‘Oh wow, but that will be so expensive!’. This might have been connected with a stereotype that Scandinavia is really expensive (in reality 3x in comparison to Czech republic) but I am sure you are wondering about the rough… Read More How much does Sweden cost?
Sweden is well known for a large number of lakes and cold winters – when combine these you get endless opportunities for ice-skating! 🙂 Since summer and our study visit to Främby Udde in September, I have been excited for winter to start in order to try ice-skating on the lake Runn. I have skated… Read More Being active #5 – Ice-skating
It was September when we decided to walk to “the red cabin”. At that time it was a favourite trip to do since the weather was still quite good (= no rain). The red cabin or officially the Bjusanstugan is situated next to lake Bjusan, which is around 6 km by walk from the dorms.… Read More First thing you have to do when you come to Sweden
In Sweden, students can work as much as they want, there are no limitations, nevertheless you should be aware of the fact that if you study fulltime, it is expected from you to spend around 40 hours a week for studies, not so much in university but often reading books and doing assignments at home.… Read More Working in Sweden as a Student