All you need to know to get set up and settled as quickly and easily as possible
The guide - setting up
Register with authorities
One of the first things you will have to do after arriving in Sweden is to register with a few government authorities....
Start learning Swedish
Swedes are renowned for their strong English language skills, and you can get by only knowing English. At the same time,...
Mobile phones, internet and TV
Mobile phones and internet are often among the first things to arrange when moving to a new country....
Set up a Swedish bank account
Unless your stay in Sweden is only going to be short, you should open a Swedish bank account. It will save you money on ...
Whether it’s for you, your income or your belongings, insurance is something you should consider when setting up in Swed...
Top tips for getting settled
Here we have gathered top insider tips from local experts and internationals to help you once you have arrived in Gothen...
On our regional map you’ll find examples of, and information on, housing areas that may suit your needs. You can also see where the region's universities, and international and bilingual schools and preschools are located.
Martin Hubrich, from Germany, now lives and works in Gothenburg. Here is the experience of his new life and beat in West Sweden, in his own words.
Merlind Hinz from Berlin, Germany
Ting Chen from Hangzhou, China
Abhilash "Abhi" Ram from Thiruvananthapuram, India