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This is a podcast, curated by Study In Sweden - a website for international students to learn more about studies and life in Sweden. The producer and host of the podcast is Edite Garjane - digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. The first episode is an introduction to the podcast as well as a conversation about...podcasts. Why are Swedes obsessed with them, why the podcast culture is so big here and why do students enjoy listening to them?

This is a podcast, curated by Study In Sweden - a website for international students to learn more about studies and life in Sweden. The producer and host of the podcast is Edite Garjane - digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. The first episode is an introduction to the podcast as well as a conversation about...podcasts. Why are Swedes obsessed with them, why the podcast culture is so big here and why do students enjoy listening to them?
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This is a podcast, curated by Study In Sweden - a website for international students to learn more about studies and life in Sweden. The producer and host of the podcast is Edite Garjane - digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. The first episode is an introduction to the podcast as well as a conversation about...podcasts. Why are Swedes obsessed with them, why the podcast culture is so big here and why do students enjoy listening to them?

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English

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Episodes

Episode Four - Housing hints, tips and experiences

5/24/2019
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In this episode, Emma and Sanjay talk about their experiences of living in student dorms and apartments, Emma, Katharina and Lauren provide their hints and tips for ways to look for housing, whether that's in student accommodation or not. This podcast covers the specifics of housing situations in: Stockholm, Uppsala, Malmö, Gothenburg and Jönköping! Show notes - links out! Accommodation for students broadly in Sweden - hints and tips: https://studyinsweden.se/life-in-sweden/accommodation/...

Duration:00:46:03

My Swedish Område: Episode 3 - Flogsta

1/4/2019
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In Episode 3 of My Swedish Område, Emma takes you to the neighbourhood of Flogsta, located west of the city of Uppsala. Here is a reading list of some things mentioned in the episode: https://www.uu.se/en/about-uu/traditions/flogsta-scream/ https://www.vice.com/sv/article/bn5ap5/no-the-flogsta-scream-isnt-a-thing-all-over-sweden

Duration:00:43:45

My Swedish Område: Episode Two - Klippan

11/23/2018
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In this second epsiode of My Swedish Område, Sanjay and Emma talk about the small Swedish town of Klippan in Southern Sweden.

Duration:00:26:14

My Swedish Område: Episode One - Södermalm

10/11/2018
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In this first episode of the newly formed podcast format, Emma and Sanjay discuss the new setup for the podcast. Over the course of the year, Emma and Sanjay will travel to different parts of Sweden to see how different types of people find communities and home in their neighbourhoods in Sweden. In this episode, Emma focuses on the neighbourhoods of Mariatorget, Hornstull and Sofia on the island of Södermalm in Stockholm. Though this episode has run into a few technical difficulties,...

Duration:00:38:06

Ep18 Sweden And: Culture (+ Sports!)

7/23/2018
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In this episode, Emma speaks to students from Umeå to Malmö about cultural activities in Sweden - from Swedish football teams to Nordic skating, contemporary Swedish art to city festivals, we cover broad topics on different ways you can get involved with cultural activities whilst managing school work and on a student budget.

Duration:00:42:10

Ep17: Sweden and ABBA - Here We Go Again (Too)

7/18/2018
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In July/August's podcast, Emma speaks to various people in Sweden about the country's relationship to Swedish singing sensation ABBA. She discusses their influence upon Swedish society, and their reputation internationally - particularly why their success seems to be unending. Mgm and Universal Music have approved the usage of ABBA music in the background of this podcast.

Duration:00:53:17

Ep16 Sweden And: Tattoos

5/29/2018
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In this episode, Emma interviews international students and a tattoo artist about why so many Swedes have tattoos and why Sweden is a culture which is so accepting of tattoos.

Duration:00:24:18

Ep15 Sweden And: Valborg

5/2/2018
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In this episode, Emma talks to friends who have lived all over Sweden about the unique celebration which is Valborg.

Duration:00:21:53

Ep14 Sweden And: Dating

2/16/2018
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In February's podcast, Emma talks to both Swedes and international students about the specifics of dating culture in Sweden. Is there a cultural script for what happens on dates with Swedes? Is it difficult to date in Sweden? Is it true that Swedes are super shy, so will you ever even get asked out? Find out on this month's podcast.

Duration:00:47:09

Ep13 Sweden And: Darkness

1/28/2018
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For the first podcast of the New Year, Emma travels to Kiruna, Sweden's most northern city, with ambassador Raeed to interview staff and students at Luleå tekniska universitet's Space Campus in Kiruna. We see what it is like living and studying in one of the darkest, coldest places in the country - situated 200km into the Arctic Circle.

Duration:00:43:46

Ep12 Sweden And: Recipes

12/3/2017
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In the second podcast of this season, Emma explores Swedish recipes and food with guests from across the country - from Uppsala to Stockholm to Malmö. Points of discussion include Swedish festive food, dishes which international students have brought with them to Sweden and Swedish food that can be made on a student budget. *NOTE: references made to stores where foods can be purchased are the opinion of the speakers, and are not endorsements from SI as a whole.

Duration:00:30:15

Ep11 Sweden And: Short film

11/4/2017
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In Emma's first podcast as host, she explores Uppsala's 36th Annual Short Film Festival for Study in Sweden. Hosted by the Swedish Institute. Shirley Bruno's work: http://www.shirleybruno.com/tezen#1 Isabel Lamberti's work: https://vimeo.com/search?q=isabel+lamberti The Local.se article: https://www.thelocal.se/20171103/sweden-introduces-new-road-signs-to-help-non-swedish-speakers Uppsala Kortfilmfestival: http://www.shortfilmfestival.com/en

Duration:00:25:23

Ep10 Sweden and Summer

6/19/2017
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In the last episode of this season we obviously couldn't miss the chance to talk all things summer. Understanding the phenomenon of "Swedish Summer" with historical snippets, great background music and an interview with a recent graduate from Uppsala University, Marina Amancio. “Sweden And…” is produced and hosted by Edite Garjane, a digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. Visit studyinsweden.se to find out more about study opportunities and life in Sweden. /// Contact the host on:...

Duration:00:22:32

Ep9 Sweden and Startups

5/28/2017
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The newest episode of “Sweden And…” explores the reasons behind the success rate of so many startups that have started in Stockholm, Sweden. Is it a superpower added to the capital’s drinking water or is it to do with the generous government support? I interview community builder and Stockholm’s startup scene rockstar Oskar Malm Wiklund and namedrop many Swedish startups you might want to check out. “Sweden And…” is produced and hosted by Edite Garjane, a digital ambassador for Study In...

Duration:00:23:16

Ep8: Sweden and Feminism

4/16/2017
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International Women’s Day might be long behind us, but there are many who don’t stop fighting for equal rights among all genders on daily basis. This episode looks at facts and history of feminism in Sweden. With help from Kim Nordlund and other young women we discuss the success and failure of Sweden’s efforts to tackle inequality. The podcast is produced by Edite Garjane, a digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. Visit studyinsweden.se to find out more about study opportunities and life in...

Duration:00:20:51

EP7: Sweden and Studies

3/27/2017
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Finally - an episode on studying in Sweden. International students applying for studies starting in Autumn of 2017 have recently received their admissions offer. We talk about things to know before coming to Sweden and how is the life of an international student here. Any extra perks? Some great stories on their first experiences on the Swedish land by my fellow digital ambassadors. The podcast is produced by Edite Garjane, a digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. Visit studyinsweden.se to...

Duration:00:27:28

Ep6: Sweden and Coziness

2/20/2017
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Scandinavian terms for "coziness" have been taking over the world in the last year, but what does the Swedish "mys" really mean? Coming up: a how-to guide to get cozy in a Swedish way and a story from Angelina, a Singaporean expat who works in the possibly coziest company of them all - IKEA. The podcast is produced by Edite Garjane, a digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. Visit studyinsweden.se to find out more about study opportunities and life in Sweden. /// Contact the host on:...

Duration:00:20:21

Ep5: Sweden and Sense of Humor

1/30/2017
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This episode is all about figuring out what makes Swedes laugh. With a bit of history, a few “dad” jokes from my side and a fun chat with comedian Al Pitcher as well as my classmates bashing each others’ (and mainly their own) hometowns. Follow Al Pitcher on Instagram: instagram.com/alpitcher Al Pitcher’s website: alpitcher.com The podcast is produced by Edite Garjane, a digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. Visit studyinsweden.se to find out more about study opportunities and life in...

Duration:00:25:41

EP4: Sweden and Pop Music

1/10/2017
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In this episode we explore the question - what makes Sweden rule the world of pop music and who’s responsible for it? I talk to Anton Waltari from music distribution company Record Union, give some historical background, ask my ever-so-knowledgeable classmates and refer to loads of superstars. Warning: this might be the most cliché episode ever. Get to know Record Union: https://www.recordunion.com Visit Study In Sweden: https://studyinsweden.se Contact the host at:...

Duration:00:21:08

Ep3: BONUS Sweden and Christmas

12/24/2016
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Welcome to a bit different "Sweden And..." episode. This time I hit the record button in a get-together with my classmates and friends in Stockholm to talk all things Christmas. Welcome to a festive chaos! The podcast is produced by Edite Garjane, a digital ambassador for Study In Sweden. Visit studyinsweden.se to find out more about study opportunities and life in Sweden. // Contact the host on: edite.studyinsweden@gmail.com

Duration:00:16:07