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8th – 10th week in Finland

So this has been 3 long weeks, and even though I thought that I should have more time to write, the last 3 weeks have been even more intense than I could have imagined. It has happened so much and it is thus first now that I even find some time to write it all down. The 8th week was a super intense study week, almost every day I did nothing but study all the time. I finalized reports and worked on projects before their deadline. Unfortunately I also became sick just before this week and the long days and…

3rd week in Finland

So this week I feel like I’ve started to really get the feeling of that I’m actually living here. It has been progressing slowly but now I can find my way around in the city quite easily using different landmarks. I barely need the map anymore for finding the regular places, only when trying to find some new building or spot where I’ve not been much or ever before. I think this sense of localization is due to that I’m walking almost everywhere I’m going. I don’t really feel the need to take the bus since most places I’m going…

I got a house in Finland!

This week I got some really good news. I applied for housing and only a few days later I got an offer for a small apartment with a shared kitchen. To be honest there could not really be a better kind of living to be had for me. It will allow me to come in…

Erasmus+ application finally completed and I’m one step closer to Finland!

So now the Erasmus+ application have been completed and sent in, now we’ll just have to see if there will be any complementary attachments to send in later. The Erasmus+ application is an application which will allow me to get a further grant for the studies abroad in Finland. It’s also a good opportunity to meet other people both in Västerås and abroad that is taking a year in another country. I think that by meeting people in the same position as you, the understanding and feel of the community can increase. So what is Erasmus+? It’s a European program…