Before you come to Sweden, make sure that you have the correct documentation.
Swedish personal identity number
Students who are staying in Sweden for more than a year must apply for an official Swedish personal identity number. All students who don’t already have a Swedish ID number are assigned a temporary number by the university.
Stockholm University rents and manages furnished rooms and apartments which are owned by other landlords in Stockholm. These are available to international students at Stockholm University.
Whether it’s beneficial to open a Swedish bank account depends on how long you’re staying in Sweden, whether you need to receive income and how well your home bank services work in Sweden.
Students at Stockholm University are covered by different insurances depending on their student status. Make sure you know which category you belong to and pay attention to coverage and restrictions.
While it is true that nearly everyone in Sweden speaks English, it is also true that nothing immerses you in a culture better than living and learning the language.