Slussen Golden Bridge opens today, part of Stockholm hallmark project

The new Golden Bridge (Guldbron) at Slussen will open this morning (26th) for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians. The bridge is part of the New Slussen project, construction of which started in 2016. The whole project will finish in 2025, creating a brand new public space for Stockholm. King Carl XVI Gustav opened the bridge in a ceremony on Sunday (25th). The Golden Bridge was designed by the office of Foster + Partners and built by…

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7 tips to help you get the most of your study life in Sweden

Congratulations for all of you who got a place to study in Sweden! Here are some tips to help you get started with life in this beautiful Nordic country: 1. Take note of your course outlines—you might be able to skip some lessons Your course outlines are not just about formalities; they contain important information on how assessments are going to take place. Swedish education places a strong focus on interactivity and self-exploration. Group discussions…

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What’s Allemansrätten? Understanding the Swedish right to roam

You might have heard of allemansrätten, or seen the name on IKEA’s packed sauces. The name literally means “everyman’s right”, and is an important part of Swedish outdoor culture. The right to roam is ancient and traditional, and codified into law in the 20th century. It’s even added to the constitution (grundlagen) in 1994. What can you do with Allemansrätten? Practically everything in the wild, except when it’s explicitly forbidden, when it disturbs residents, or…

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