In Gothenburg and West Sweden you'll discover attractive job opportunities, excellent working conditions and an exciting environment for doing business
The guide - working
Find a job (post-arrival)
Western Sweden is home to global companies such as Volvo, AstraZeneca, SKF and Nudie Jeans, world-class universities and...
How to apply for a job in Sweden
Once you have found a job you are interested in, the application process generally involves submitting a CV and personal...
Foreign qualifications in Sweden
Depending on your profession and academic background, you may need to have your qualifications recognised in order to wo...
Workers' rights and conditions
As a worker in Sweden you can expect strong workers’ rights and attractive employment conditions....
Start a business
West Sweden is one of the country’s fastest growing regions for new startups. If you have an idea or have noticed a gap ...
Salaries in Sweden
Like most places, the salaries here vary greatly depending on your profession, qualifications, experience and from compa...
Taxes - what to expect
Sweden is renowned for its high taxes. But as an individual living here, you get a lot in return, including a generous s...
If you work and pay tax in Sweden then you will earn a Swedish retirement pension. You are entitled to the pension even ...
Top tips for your professional life
Here we have gathered top insider tips from local experts and internationals to help you when working in Sweden....
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.
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.
Ting Chen from Hangzhou, China
Abhilash "Abhi" Ram from Thiruvananthapuram, India