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Jakarta Post

Stockholm, the city where it all began

  • Imanuddin Razak

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, July 2 2016   /  07:23 am

Environmentally friendly Sweden cannot be separated from the majority of reforms and transformations of the modern era and it dominates pioneering initiatives with proven examples set by the country’s capital city, Stockholm. The city of 925,000 inhabitants, which is predicted to become home to 1 million people by the year 2022, has been at the forefront of the country’s major sociocultural and technological developments.

One key characteristic of a country’s successful and applicable sociocultural changes and technological innovations is the availability of world class universities to support such excellent achievements. Located between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea, Stockholm boasts the title of being the best city for students in Europe’s Nordic countries. Ranked 24th by QS Best Student Cities 2016, Stockholm is ahead of Denmark’s Copenhagen and Finland’s Helsink...