From building a social life to dealing with everyday matters - we’ve gathered the information you need to thrive in your private life
Socialising and networking
As a new arrival in Sweden your social network is probably quite limited, but there are lots of opportunities to meet ne...
See and do
Gothenburg and West Sweden are brimming with culture and entertainment. Here you’ll find the best of Swedish design, foo...
Sweden has a world class healthcare system which is generally very affordable for the patient. Should you happen to fall...
A guide to Swedish authorities
When moving to a new country it can be a challenge to understand who does what. Here is your guide through the jungle of...
Whether you are commuting to work or keen to explore the region, there are many options for travelling around. ...
Driving in Sweden
If you have a valid driving licence from another country, it may be valid in Sweden. The conditions vary, however, depen...
We’ve handpicked a few apps that you might find useful whilst living and working in the region....
To help you keep up to date with what’s happening in Sweden, we’ve put together a list of English language and simple Sw...
Top tips for your private life
Here we have gathered top insider tips from local experts and internationals to help you make the most of your time in G...
Extend your stay
Keen to stay on in Sweden? It may be possible to extend your permit or become a Swedish citizen. ...
Take every opportunity as a positive force
Ying is from Shanghai, China. Before she moved to Sweden, she had 18 years’ work experience in several areas: automotive...
On our regional map you’ll find examples of, and information on, housing areas that may suit your needs. You can also use the filter to display the region's universities, and international and bilingual schools and preschools.
Merlind Hinz from Berlin, Germany