Everything you need to know and consider before moving to Gothenburg and West Sweden
The guide - moving to
Residence and work permits
Sweden has a range of permit options and the process varies depending on where you are from and the purpose of your stay...
Find a job (pre-arrival)
West Sweden is home to global companies such as Volvo, AstraZeneca, SKF and Nudie Jeans, world-class universities and in...
Find a home
Finding a place to call home is an important part of settling into a new country. On this page you will find information...
Find a university
There are many reasons to consider studying in West Sweden. To name a few you’ll learn to think creatively and sustainab...
Preschools and schools
If you have children, finding a good preschool or school will be a priority. Here you will find information on the Swedi...
Move your belongings to Sweden
Before moving to Sweden, it is important to know what you can and can’t bring into the country....
Getting to your destination
Gothenburg has good connections to Europe and the rest of the world by air, land and sea. If you are moving to a smaller...
Prepare your documents
When you arrive in Sweden, you and all the members of your family must have certain documents with you....
Insurance - is it necessary?
You should make sure that you and your family have adequate protection in place in the event of the unexpected occurring...
Top tips before you move
Here we have gathered top insider tips from local experts and internationals to help you before you move to Gothenburg a...
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.
The innovative companies, the universities, the city, the nature. There are many reasons why the Gothenburg region is a magnet for people from all over the world.
Companies in Gothenburg are looking for talent from all parts of the world to join the development of self-driving and connected vehicles.
The City of Gothenburg's official film about the city now - and its future.