12 Scandinavian Universities Rank among the 300 Best in the World

12 Scandinavian Universities Rank among the 300 Best in the World

These institutions from around 60 countries have been ranked based on 12 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional...

The World’s 100 Top Performing CEOs

Five Scandinavian business executives are listed on Harvard Business Review’s list of the World’s 100 Top Performing CEOs1. Lars Rebien Sørensen (born 1954) CEO of...

Sweet Dreams in Scandinavian Hotels

During the summer months, guests at all Clarion hotels in Norway and Sweden have had the opportunity to contribute to the environment through the...

Coin Premiere in Sweden

It is now possible to pay with the new 100 and 500 kronor banknotes, together with new 1, 2 and 5 kronor coins.The second...

Swedish Stamp Competition

More than 20,000 images were sent to the Swedish-Danish Postnord’s competition through Instagram. Now the jury has cut them, down to 20 finalists.The general...

World’s Best Photographic Museum

On only six years after Fotografiska in Stockholm was established by Jan Bromann and his brother Per six years ago, the museum is considered...

Swedish Company Purifies Water in Africa

Solvatten was established in 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden. The primary focus of the organization has since then been to produce and sell Solvatten to governmental and non-governmental...

What Makes Scandinavia Different?

What accounts for the Nordic countries’ strong welfare states? Hint: it’s not white homogeneity.There’s a reason the Scandinavian welfare states are still the envy...

Strange Facts about Scandinavia

Looking for facts about Scandinavia? Here they are...Swedish people recycle so much that the Waste-to-Power plants actually import waste from Norway.Norway is one of the largest oil...

Norway Popular to Swedish Job Hunters

Between 1990 and 2007 studies show that the number of Swedes commuting to work in Norway had doubled. In spite of the recent fall...
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