Practical information about Sweden
Climate and Clothing
In November it can be pretty cold. From +5 to -5 Celsius. Bring warm clothes.
• Weather information and forecasts: www.smhi.se (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute)
Passport and Visas
Participants are advised to contact the nearest embassy, consulate or travel agency for information about the passport and visa requirements from their country for entry to Sweden. Participans are responsible for making these arrangements for themself.
The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK), divided into 100 öre. In late September 2009, Euro 1=SEK 10, USD 1=SEK 7. Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport and in Uppsala.
Exchange rates may vary. To see current exchange rates, please visit FX Converter.
In Sweden the electrical voltage used is 220/230V.