Moving to Southern Sweden
Which steps to take when you are establishing a business in southern Sweden.
Getting the right insurance for your new business
Information and advice about corporate taxes in Sweden.
Taking care of your business finances
Information about legal issues and advice for businesses
What kind of property do you need for your establishment?
Information related to employing staff
Getting to know the business culture in Sweden
Finding other businesses to network with
Special information for companions
Applying for a residence permit or/and work permit
Applying for a personal identification number and ID card
The Swedish social security system
Education opportunities in southern Sweden
Information related to work and employment
Finding somewhere to live
The health care system
Information about taxes
The pension system in Sweden
When you are accompanying somebody
Finding ways to integrate
Choosing a bank and an insurance company when arriving
About public transportation and infrastructure in Sweden
What to do when bringing your pets with you to Sweden
Doing research in Southern Sweden
Information, facts & statistics
Skånes 33 municipalities
Mayor cities in Skåne
A list of schools
List of companies
Special information for when you are accompanying somebody to southern Sweden.
Most of the jobs advertised in Sweden will assume that the applicant speaks good Swedish. However, within some highly qualified professions, there is a possibility to find work for applicants who are fluent in English - for example within large international companies where the corporate language is English.
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One of the most important aspects to your job hunt is preparing your CV for the Swedish job market. To help you adapt your resume to your new environment, we offer you tips on Swedish CV writing.
Moving to a foreign country can be exiting yet challenging. Lund International Citizen Hub makes the transition of moving to Southern Sweden a little easier and more enjoyable.
Sweden has one of the most generous parent leave (föräldraledighet) systems in the world. Parents are granted 480 days of leave per child, and 390 of these days are income based and 90 days are on low level.
People who have obtained a residence permit granted on the grounds of family ties are allowed to reside in Sweden but not to work.
Swedish for Immigrants (normally known as SFI) is a part of the public adult education system in Sweden. The purpose of the scheme is to provide learners with basic Swedish language skills.
Adult educational associations play an important role in the tradition of "folkbildning" (translating to #people learning"), something that is deeply rooted in Swedish society. The nature of this kind of adult education is that it is non-formal, free from government control and voluntary for people to participate in.
If you are planning to stay in Sweden for more than 12 months, you will need to register at the Swedish Tax agency (called population registration). Note that you need to have an address before you can register.
Swedish social insurance is financed mainly through employers' contributions, with only a small proportion being covered by individual contributions. The social insurance is administered by The Swedish Social Insurance Agency, “Försäkringskassan”.
Information from the Swedish Public Employment service regarding financial support for jobseekers.
An ID card (legitimation) is a card on which the bearer's photo and personal identity number are registered.
You can also find similar information about moving your business to southern Sweden. Click here to read more.