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  • Sweden
    Living in Europe | Accommodation

    Finding a place to stay will be one of the first issues to look into when you have decided to move to Sweden. Give yourself plenty of time to make all necessary arrangements before leaving your home country. Always check first with the university or company where you will do your research as some of...


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    Living in Europe | Banking

    Opening a bank account Residing for a year or longer Limited account to full account When you open a bank account in Sweden, you may receive an ATM card and link internet and telephone banking services to your account. Under anti-money laundering legislation, banks are required to stringently verify...


  • Sweden
    Working in Europe | Career Development

    Sweden is one of the world’s most innovative and research-intensive nations. Nearly four percent of Sweden’s GDP goes towards research and development, one of the highest rates in the world. As a result, Sweden has a leading position in areas like environmental technology, life science, ICT and...


  • Sweden
    Living in Europe, Working in Europe | Entry conditions/visas

    Before travelling to Sweden Depending on your starting-point and background, there are several things you might need to arrange prior to your travel to Sweden: Is your passport valid? Make sure to extend your passport if it is about to expire – you cannot obtain a work/residence permit for longer...


  • Sweden
    Working in Europe | Taxation/salaries

    If you move to Sweden and intend to live here for a year or more, you should normally register as a resident at the nearest office of the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket). Once you do so, you will receive a unique 10-digit personal identification number (personnummer). You will be able to use this...


  • Sweden
    Living in Europe | Access to the culture of the host country/language courses

    Freedom, openness, innovation, strive for sustainability and gender equality; these are some of the words and phrases with which the Swedish society could be described. It’s a society where democracy is giving the people a lot of rights; freedom of expression, practice religion of choice, organize...


  • Sweden
    Leaving Europe | Departure conditions/formalities

    Leaving Sweden for research abroad Find more information about a specific country and the rules that applies there for researchers by clicking on the globe in the top menue. There you wil find all EURAXESS Centres in Europe and EURAXESS Worldwide. Moving within EU/EEA As a citizen of EU you have the...


  • Sweden
    Living in Europe | Access to the culture of the host country/language courses

    A driving licence that was issued in an EEA country is valid throughout your stay. If you are a permanent resident in Sweden, you can even apply to exchange your licence for an equivalent Swedish driving licence. A driving licence that was issued in non-EEA countries (excluding Switzerland and Japan...


  • Sweden
    Living in Europe | Access to the culture of the host country/language courses, Day care, schooling & family related issues

    One of the challenges when moving to a new country as an accompanying spouse, is finding an occupation for yourself and getting to know people and social networks. We have put together some information below, that we hope will be useful. If you need assistance and more information, please contact...


  • Sweden
    Living in Europe, Working in Europe | Entry conditions/visas

    Depending on your nationality, entry conditions may apply, such as the need to have an entry visa, a residence permit or work permit. If so, your Swedish host organisation will assist you by providing necessary documents. Nordic citizens Citizens of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland may live and...