Pratical matters


The official language in Stockholm is Swedish. However, many people in Sweden speak English. Please note that English is the official language of ETC12.


Despite its northern location, Stockholm has fairly mild temperatures throughout the year. As a result of its northerly latitude, the city sees a huge seasonal variation in sunlight, from more than 18 hours of daylight around midsummer

Currency, Credit Card and Exchanging Money

The currency in Sweden is called the Swedish crown, or the krona (SEK).  Credit and debit cards are accepted almost everywhere in Stockholm. Forex is the place to exchange money or buy SEK. They are found throughout the city at 17 locations, including Arlanda, the train station, NK department store and the Old Town. They have good exchange rates there and do money transfers as well.