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24 Reasons Why Living In Sweden Will Ruin You For Life

A life without kanelbullar and köttbullar isn't a full life.

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10. Because Swedes take feminism and gender equality seriously.

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Sweden ranks fourth on the 2014 Global Gender Gap Index published by the World Economic Forum. Sweden has closed more than 80% of the gender gap. The country is also home to Feministiskt Initiativ, a feminist and antiracist political party.

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11. Because Sweden has one of the most exciting and inventive music scene in the world today.

From left: Yukimi Nagano from Little Dragon, Lykke Li, and Karin Dreijer Andersson aka Fever Ray (also known for being one half of The Knife).

Not pictured: Robyn, the queen of all the world's dance floors.

14. Because Swedish fashion will give you LIFE. From the wonderfully experimental to the beautifully simple.

Left: the creations of fashion designer Sandra Backlund. Right: an outfit from the autumn/winter 2014–15 collection of Filippa K.

To find more Swedish designers, read this post.

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16. Because Swedish universities are among the best in the world and they are FREE.

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This is Lund University, where you don't have to pay any tuition if you're an exchange student or a student from Sweden or any country that's part of the European Union.

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