Here you find useful information regarding how to make the best of your housing during your stay.
For hygienic reasons bed linen must be used!
No sleeping bags allowed.
These things can be bought (often in sets) at IKEA for 100-200 SEK
If you do not use bedlinen, the landlord will fine you 700 SEK fot the cost of a new blanket, pillow and mattress pad.
It is important that everybody helps out and clean to keep a livable environment. If you do not have any cleaning experience please don’t hesitate to ask your fellow students, contact person or the Accommodation office.
For everyone´s best clean the laundry area, including the machines, after using the laundry room.
Please use environmentally friendly detergents. Do not use more than necessary.
Laundry nets must be used when washing bras.
Wipe off the washing machines, floor and clean away any residue detergent. Remove fluff and sand from filters in dryers. Clean up after yourself and return cleaning equipment to the proper locations. The filter must be emptied after using the tumble dryer.
After washing, make sure that all windows are closed and the lights are turned off.
Large rugs and carpets may NOT be washed here.
This might be a whole new experience. Unless you know a few things about Swedes and their food habits. To help you navigate the food aisles we have put together a checklist to make it a little easier.
Full fat milk 3% - Mjölk
Semi skimmed milk 1.5 % - Mellanmjölk
Skimmed milk 0.5 % - Lättmjölk
Soured Milk - Filmjölk
Sour Cream - Gräddfil
Heavy cream - Vispgrädde
Yoghurt - Yoghurt
Butter - Smör
Cheese - Ost
Pork minced meat - Fläskfärs
Beef minced meat - Nötfärs
Mixed minced meat (pork and beef) – Blandfärs
Pickled herring – Sill , a Swedish all time favorite
Washing-up liquid – Diskmedel
Detergent – Tvättmedel
Fabric Softener – Mjukmedel
Toothpaste – Tandkräm
Toothbrush – Tandborste
Soap - Tvål
If you suspect your room has got bedbugs it is important that you report this immediately accoservice.ju.se to book an inspection. If the Accommodation Office confirms that there are bedbugs, then they will send over a pest control company that will take further actions. It´s important that you follow the given instructions.
It is not allowed to change room or apartment because of vermin and pests. This is because of the risk of spreading the problem. Be careful not to bring items and clothing from an affected room to another without treating them correctly.
Beside the sanitation company the tenant should also wash all their clothes, bed linen etc. in at least 60 degrees in order to prevent further spreading. After washing everything must be put in sealed plastic bags. The Accommodation Office cannot take any responsibility from damage due to shrinkage.
Please note, insects such as flies, small spiders, daddy longlegs, bees and bumblebees are common both in and outdoors in Sweden and does not count as vermin.
Content updated 2019-06-17