DON’T FORGET TO PACK A heavy winter jacket

BEST LEFT AT HOME Anything you can buy at IKEA or H&M

WHERE TO LIVE Guaranteed student housing—the apartment wait-lists can be decades long

BEST EATS NEAR CAMPUS Falafel, Sweden’s cheapest and most available food

FAVORITE SWEDISH ACTIVITY “Valborgsmässoafton” celebration of spring on April 30th

WHERE TO STUDY University Library

MUST-TRY LOCAL DISH Swedish meatballs from the original IKEA

BEST PHOTO OP Outside University Library in the autumn

BIGGEST FAIL Not having a bicycle

BUY THIS A bicycle and a Jojo travel discount card

NOT THAT Take-out food on a regular basis

MOST INTERESTING CLASS Lund is strongest (and has the most English courses) in the sciences

BEST PART OF THE PROGRAM Opportunities for science classes, internships and research

UNFORGETTABLE WEEKEND TRIPS Copenhagen, Kullaberg, Stockholm

BONUS PRO TIP For optimal social opportunities, join a Nation; this also gives you the
opportunity to enter to win a ticket to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony!

3-minute travel guide: Lund, Sweden
3-minute travel guide: Lund, Sweden
3-minute travel guide: Lund, Sweden
3-minute travel guide: Lund, Sweden

Sierra Alef-Defoe

Study Abroad Program: University of Lyon II & Sciences Po and University of Copenhagen
Program Locations: Lyon, France and Copenhagen, Denmark
Other Countries Visited: Norway, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Italy
Home University: UC Berkeley
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Year: Senior (Class of 2016)

Sierra Alef-Defoe is a West Coast native and current nomad. She specializes in bioethics research and is passionate about advancing a cure for childhood cancer. Sierra enjoys cycling, running and hiking wherever she goes. She spent her first year after graduation as an English teacher in Reunion Island, France. She’s now working on a Masters of Science in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen.