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There’s always something going on: Human Rights Film Festival

When considering Lund as your future place to study, you might wonder whether this is the right place for you. It might occur to you that Lund is quite a small town and that it at some point could become boring. But it does not. If you keep your eyes and ears open, you can find out that there is … Continue reading

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Around Lund: Ven

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While my thesis writing is still going on, the weather outside is constantly changing – but it is most often cold and not at all comfortable. But thinking of the warm days we had during the past one and a half years helps. I want to share those memories by making one of my earliest visits around here the topic … Continue reading

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Around Lund: Limhamns Kalkbrott

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Today I can recommend yet another great spot around Lund: Limhamns Kalkbrott – the chalk quarry in Malmö’s Limhamn area. I have been there some weeks ago and it is worth a visit! Unfortunately, you can only enter the fenced area during the guided tours which you can register for free at Gatukontoret Malmö. What to expect: A guided tour … Continue reading

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Around Lund: Falsterbo

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Another great spot to visit is Falsterbo. Practically surrounded by water, it’s the southernmost Swedish part extending into the Öresund. On Falsterbo, you can find a lot of places that are rather intended to be visited in the Summer, but beaches and dunes still look nice when it gets a little colder. What to expect: A lot of sand, a … Continue reading

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Around Lund: Dalby

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Even though it’s Winter time, there is no reason not to enjoy the countless beautiful spots around Lund. Today I would like you to get to know Dalby, a place close to Lund. The Skåneleden, a system of hiking paths, offers a bunch of routes which you can take. What to expect: A lot of well-marked hiking trails, only limited … Continue reading

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Clear signs of the lecture period coming to an end…

Have you already heard about the phenomenon of queues in Sweden? One could for sure call it a national sport, you can also read this entertaining article by another guy over at thelocal. Now as the lectures are phasing out and deadlines for several hand-ins are getting close, the queues at the popular lunch options around campus get shorter or just … Continue reading

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Countdown to Lucia

As the different winter festivals are approaching, I today tried to make a popular Swedish pastry, Lussebullar, on my own. They do not really look like the original ones, but they taste great. Have a look: It has also been the first time for me to buy the world’s most expensive spice – Saffron. It feels like one is almost … Continue reading

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Taking part in social life

Do you wonder how to… expose oneself to a lot of spoken Swedish get to know locals and have a lot of fun? There are tons of free-time activities in Lund that can provide you with that. If you’re interested in speaking Swedish, you should not hesitate to join the open sessions that most of the clubs and activities offer … Continue reading

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Study! But don’t forget to celebrate your achievements.

Being a M.Sc.-student at LTH certainly requires the willigness to invest a lot of time into lectures, seminars, group projects, individual assignments and other types of dealing with the subject at hand. It is easy to forget celebrating finished projects and success. One way of doing that in Lund is a “sittning”, a dinner party most often served at Nations. … Continue reading

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Exam Periods

Dear everyone, the academic year at LTH can be quite confusing to those used to a system from a different country or university. Right now, students are writing exams and assignments – the first “Läsperiod”, which is one half of a semester and translates to lecturing period, has come to an end. Information to the academic calendar can be found … Continue reading

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