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Why move to the Gothenburg region

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

Engineer in Gothenburg

An innovation leader

West Sweden is an innovation leader in Europe, and our companies and universities are world-leading in numerous areas. Here you can help develop everything from autonomous vehicles, and the super material graphene to life-changing medicines. And you’ll be working with forward-thinking, creative and collaborative people from all over world. 

THE REGION SEEKS YOU

The Gothenburg region’s business environment is flourishing. Unemployment levels are the lowest among Sweden’s metropolitan region, while job growth has been strong over a long period. Skilled workers are needed in a range of areas including ICT, automotive, healthcare, life science and construction. 

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Concert in Gothenburg

Lifestyle

Swedes are renowned for having a top work-life balance. With reasonable working hours and a guaranteed 25 days of holidays per year, you’ll have lots of free time to discover this beautiful region. Read more: Move to Gothenburg - See and do 

See and do

The great outdoors

From green and leafy parks, to deep forests, tranquil lakes and the island speckled coast. Nature is in abundance and never far away. If you’re feeling adventurous rock-climbing, horse-riding, kayaking, and sailing are just a few of the activities on offer.

People paddle boarding at a lake in West Sweden