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Michaela Roth

My name is Michaela and I grew up surrounded by mountains in Switzerland. When I moved to flat Lund to do my Ph.D., I initially thought it would only be for the 4 years that it takes to obtain this degree. Of course, life had other plans, and falling in love with a Swede changed my life completely. I am passionate about science, outdoor activities, and balancing multicultural traditions.

Ph.D. in Sweden

Did you get accepted for a Ph.D. position in Sweden? Or are you a new Ph.D. student? Moved for a postdoc? Or maybe your spouse is in academia? Then keep reading. The Swedish academic system is rather unique. Following your passion for science often requires that you move to another country. For many researchers, including […]

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Never live “temporary” somewhere

Did you move to Sweden on a temporary contract? Or for your studies? Do you see your time here in Sweden as a temporary phase of your life? Then stop what you are doing, and continue reading this! When I moved 4.5 years ago to Sweden, I was the opinion that my stay in Sweden […]

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Five outdoor trips in Skåne for spring and summer

The days are getting longer, and the sun shines brighter. Nature comes back to life and after the gloomy days of winter, life in Sweden moves outdoor again. Southern Sweden, especially Skåne is perfect to enjoy the mild spring and early summer weather outdoor. Most people don’t trust that the good weather will last for […]

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