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Västerås has a history that dates back a thousand years and a future to be reckoned with. A population of 140 000 makes us the fifth largest city in Sweden and we are extremely popular both as a commercial city and as a place to study. Cooperation is our keyword.

In our article archive below, you can find all the news we have posted on the website.

My Västerås

My Västerås by Anna Torneryd

Systrarna Ericsson Bakeryshop & Cafeteria is a central meeting point for coffee and cake lovers in Västerås. You definitely shouldn’t miss their sourdough bread that they bake themselves.

My Västerås

My Västerås by David Larsson

David is an out-and-out party guy who’s at his happiest when he’s brightening up people’s evenings out with colourful drinks and a big smile.

My Västerås

My Västerås by Josefina Sköld

Forestry consultant Josefina has just become a mum. She loves good food and she likes spending time on and around Lake Mälaren. 


Student in Västerås

There is so much to discover as a student in Västerås. Combine the academic setting of the university with a vibrant nightlife and masses of activities all around the city. Get to know your new home town and discover all the pleasures that Västerås has to offer!


LegoJesus and on of the world’s largest bead board

The church at Önsta Gryta has two unusual works of art: a lego statue that is a copy of Bertel Thorvaldsen’s Christus at the Church of Our Lady in Copenhagen and an enormous bead board that represents Leonardo da Vinci’s painting The Last Supper from Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan.