Living in Stockholm

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Living in Stockholm

Stockholm is a city with a long history and a lot of forward thinking. Today, it boasts 18 universities and colleges and is committed to sustainable development and innovation. It’s also near the top in most quality-of-life indexes – one of the safest, cleanest and most liveable cities in the world.

Meet researcher Mitch Downey who joined Stockholm University and moved to Stockholm.

"I am amazed to live in such an amazing place!"

Meet researcher Mitch Downey at IIES who joined Stockholm University and moved to Sweden from the United States.

Angela Adamo

"I'm so curious" says researcher Angela Adamo

Meet Angela Adamo, a researcher at the Department of Astronomy at Stockholm University, who shares her story about her journey from Italy to living in Stockholm and working at Stockholm University.

Midsummer in Sweden

Relocating with a partner?

It’s always challenging to relocate to another country and having a partner and a family multiplies the challenges. Stockholm Academic Network supports the partners of researchers and visiting scholars in finding a job and a community.

Stockholm view. Photo: Orasis foto

What are the pros and cons of Stockholm?

Stockholm might be green and beautiful, but isn’t it expensive? What about housing and transportation? Paul Andrews, Professor of Mathematics Education, arrived in 2013 and shares some of his experiences on the benefits (and drawbacks) of Stockholm.

Stockholm top 10

Living in Stockholm puff

In Stockholm, there are more than a hundred attractions to choose from. We have boiled it down to a list of ten things you simply cannot miss.