Move to Gothenburg

Welcome to the Gothenburg region, West Sweden, one of Europe’s most innovative and sustainable regions, where green spaces and a stunning coastline are never far away. On our site you will find a wealth of information to help you understand the attractiveness of this region and a lot of practical advice on the actual move here. We also offer a host of tools, events and services to help you along the way. 

Find your beat in the Gothenburg region, West Sweden
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Why the Gothenburg region, West Sweden

The innovative companies, the universities, the cities, the nature, the values. There are many reasons why people from all over the world choose to live and work in the Gothenburg region, West Sweden.

West Coast in Sweden
This is West Sweden

West Sweden offers the Best of Sweden, the Best in Sweden.

Learn more about our cities: Borås, Gothenburg, Skövde and Trollhättan

1 st

Most family friendly country in the OECD and EU (Unicef, 2019)

1.7 M

residents in West Sweden

33 %

of Sweden's private R&D investments are made in the county

Upcoming events and activities

We regularly offer knowledge-raising and inspiring seminars and workshops to help you settle in quickly and make the most of your stay in West Sweden. These are also a great way to make new contacts.

See all upcoming events and activities
International House Gothenburg

Talent Advisory Service - on site

International House Gothenburg
8 August, 10:00
Working together

TALENT ADVISORY SERVICE - Group Session with Q&A - onsite workshop

International House Gothenburg
12 August, 10:00
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Swedish School System

International House Gothenburg
5 September, 12:00
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Swedish Business Culture

International House Gothenburg
7 September, 08:30

Create your own checklist

Try our personal guide tool and create a personalised checklist of the practical things you'll need to take care of when moving to Sweden

Personal guide tool
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Make use of our activities and services

We offer activities, services and guidance for an easy integration into Swedish society. All in one place.

Learn more about International House Gothenburg

Estimate the costs and benefits

Use our costs and benefits calculator to get an understanding of your possible life in Sweden.

Costs and benfits calculator
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