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About Sweden

Sweden is a Scandinavian country that is located in the Northern part of Europe, between Norway and Finland. Many people don’t realize that it also has a way to get into Denmark, which is a bridge and tunnel hybrid that is referred to as the Øresund. It is a member of the European Union, and is number three in terms of size (450,295 square kilometers (173,860 sq mi)). The capital of the country is Stockholm. It is bordered on the East by the Baltic Sea and is separated in from Norway in the west by the Skandema, a Scandinavian mountain chain.

In this section, we’re going to help you get a better idea of how your life is going to be while you are studying in Sweden. Specifically, we are going to look at the government, the history, and climate, geography, and topography. These different factors will help you to get a better overall understanding of the country before you make a final decision about studying there.

History

History

During the Middle Ages, Sweden came out of the Kalmar Union (1397). Starting in the 16th century, and throughout the 17th century, the country...
Geography and Topography

Geography and Topography

If you are looking to attend university in Sweden, you are probably going to want to know about how the geography, climate, and topography...
Sweden Climate

Climate

You would actually be surprised about the climate of Sweden. Even though 15% of the country is north of the Arctic Circle, the country...