Swedes value openness and candour when it comes to education and life. They do not differentiate people in universities or colleges according to rank. It is an inclusive approach.
The libraries in Sweden cover the most diverse topics and are the place where students spend most of their time.
Swedish people are very welcoming to international students and go out of their way to make them feel at home. Outdoor sports like hiking, trekking, mountain climbing, biking are some of the preferred activities of the Swedes.
Students spend most of the time bonding over ‘Fika’. It is a tradition where people hang out together, bond over cups of coffee.
There are a lot of social clubs and events that take place for students.
Swedish culture is based on three values- freedom, equality and sustainability. Swedes believe in the concept of group work, community building and bettering society.
Swedes are an egalitarian bunch who believe in the concept of freedom – To live life and be how one wants to.
Swedes love their food. They love getting outdoors and picking berries, mushrooms, fishing and creating a simple meal with friends. Herring is a staple in the diet of Swedes. Swedes are very healthy eaters with an Achilles heel of candy. Sweden consumes Europe’s largest amount of candy.
Swedes celebrate midsummer and Christmas with zeal and festivity. In some parts of Sweden, the sun never sets.