SWEDEN: Stockholm University

Chloé Joly, a graduate management student from Grenoble EM, talks about her experience at Stockholm University.

Stockholm University

September 2012: Packing the suitcase. Three bulky sweaters, scarves, hats, gloves… Little summer dresses, nope must forget about that.  I’m leaving for the good old north now- Sweden! I expect I shall be facing a cold winter surrounded by many blonds of Viking blood. I chose Stockholm because I wanted to know more about it after making a Swedish friend from my class in first year.  The Nordic countries are appealing and trendy places to visit: besides the famous Ikea from those Njut! marketing campaigns (translated to “enjoy and have fun”), you see the beautiful photos of the landscape, hear about the famous Swedish style, and also about the success of their social system.  So many things that tempted me!

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