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Welcome to EURAXESS in Sweden,

We provide information and assistance to mobile researchers - by means of this portal and with the support of our national EURAXESS Centres.
The portal contains practical information concerning professional and daily life in Sweden, research news, as well as information about jobs and funding opportunities. The Centres provide assistance in matters related to mobility and help researchers and their families to plan and organize their move.

All services of the EURAXESS network are free of charge.





A Research Career in Sweden?

Sweden is one of the top five countries in the OECD with the highest R&D expenditure as a percentage of GDP, both in total and for the business sector and the higher education sector separately. Sweden is also one of the five countries in the OECD with the highest percentage of researchers in relation to population size. This shows that Sweden has good preconditions for being a prominent research nation. (Source: The Swedish Research Barometer)

Read more about research in Sweden at (The Swedish Research Council) and in the publication The Swedish Research Barometer

Research in Sweden, described at

5 reasons to work in Sweden:

  1. Innovation is highly valued
  2. Globalisation as a driving force
  3. Consensus for the win
  4. Equality is key
  5. Sustainable business leads the way
5 facts about life and work in Sweden
(Video from the Swedish Institute)


Do you see a career within the university or outside of academia?

Don't miss the section with career development resources for researchers here at the EURAXESS portal.

Follow the direct link to the section here

Watch the short video presenting the contents of the career development section including the tools available.

EURAXESS is also your gateway to Science4Refugees, a Commission's initiative helping refugees who are researchers find suitable jobs in today's challenging research landscape. Part of the initiative, is the Science4Refugees Research Buddies, supporting refugee scientists in finding European researchers to discuss problems with, find solutions and study together, by matching their research field, scientific studies and interests. Read more at


Are you a researcher who would like to work in Sweden? Or are you a Swedish researcher who would like to travel abroad?

The Euraxess Job Funding Search can assist with finding the right research role for you. Use the search-function above or if you search from a mobile unit, see the top menue Jobs & Funding.

This portal also contains practical information and administrative procedures that affect researchers and their families when moving to a foreign country. See the top menue Information & Assistance.


Maximise your potential


Have you got a great idea? Do you need help developing it? You can find partners in business and academia to help you get started and find out about patents, funding and more.


Find the best research talent

Are you looking for someone to join your research team?

Register your institution on the EURAXESS portal. Publish vacancies, scholarships and hosting opportunities through the EURAXESS Jobs Database. As an organization registered on the EURAXESS portal, you also have access to the researcher database and can search for a suitable candidate.



Add talent to your team

Find and recruit the best entrepreneurs and researchers from all disciplines across the world.

Register your company on the EURAXESS portal. Publish vacancies through the EURAXESS Jobs Database. As an employer registered on the EURAXESS portal, you also have access to the researcher database and can search for a suitable candidate.



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Target groups: Researchers, Head of department, HR support and HR management







A Beginner’s Guide to Swedish Academia

A beginners guide to swedish academia

Young Academy of Sweden

The Young Academy of Sweden is an independent, interdisciplinary academy for a selection of the most prominent younger researchers in Sweden.

A Beginner’s Guide to Swedish Academia

– A guide to the Swedish research system, about what applies to qualifications, what the networks look like, but also about practical issues. The guide is intended for international researchers, to help navigate Swedish academia and remove time-consuming obstacles, however, many beyond the target group will find the guide very useful.

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STARS Network: Fika (Coffee hour)

March 6 @12-12:30 Join STARS Network (The Swedish Trans-Atlantic Researchers and Scholars Network) for their next Networking Fika (Coffee Hour) to learn more about networking in Sweden and share your experiences with cross-cultural networking. Henric Johnson, Global Head of Science and Innovation at
MSCA Information session

STARS Network: MSCA's Doctoral Networks and Postdoctor Fellowship programs

On Thursday, May 4th at 12pm ET, STARS Network (Swedish Trans-Atlantic Researchers and Scholars Network) will host an information session focused on MSCA's Doctoral Networks and Postdoctoral Fellowship programs. MSCA (Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions) offers a wide range of funding opportunities for
Swedish Research Council

Open and upcoming calls from the Swedish Research Council

Stay up-to-date on current research calls. See Vetenskapsrådet (The Swedish Research Council)
Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

Apply to IVA's 100 List 2023 - Technology in the service of humanity

For the fifth year, IVA's 100 list will highlight contemporary research in the technological and economic sciences that has the potential to create real benefits in the foreseeable future. For the 2023 list, they are particularly interested in research projects in the fields of climate change