Students waiting for the tram at Korsvägen, Gothenburg.

Accompanying Partners

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Have you accompanied your partner as they moved to work or study in the Gothenburg region, West Sweden?

Welcome! You are going to have an exciting journey.

Moving with a partner to a new country is exciting and opens up a world of possibilities you might not have considered before. Of course, there can be challenges but usually with a bit of support and some planning, you can overcome the teething issues and build the life you seek for yourself.

There are a number of options available to you, to study, work, set up a business, be a home-maker or a volunteer. We offer activities that can suit your needs depending on your immediate or long term plans in West Sweden.

If you are keen to start your career, you should join us for our Career Programme, a popular series we run twice a year. In addition we offer a number of career related services, please read more about them below.

CAREER support

International House Gothenburg offers several programmes and opportunities for your self-development from a career perspective. They are available at regular intervals and you can choose the one most suited to your requirements.

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Career Support


Here we have gathered top insider tips from local experts and internationals to help you once you have arrived in Gothenburg and West Sweden.


Take your time to arrange all the practical matters. If you can, consider working 50% from the beginning – until you have most things sorted. We can also help with tips on how to navigate better into Swedish society, enjoy the outdoors and make the most of your time here.

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