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How to make friends with Swedes

4:09 min
  • Moving to a new country can be challenging in many ways, and one obstacle can be making new friends.

  • Sweden has been named as one of the trickiest countries to make local friends in by websites such as InterNations and Expat Focus, but is this really true?

  • Johan Bäckström from Kompis Sverige, an NGO that runs buddy programs for people new to Sweden, says it's also difficult for Swedes to make new friends, and shares his tips for how to make new connections in Sweden.