Living in Sweden
Your guide to living life in Sweden.
The Swedish welfare state is world-renowned for offering comprehensive benefits to residents and employees. This is the who, what, when and how of Swedish social benefits.
Healthcare in Sweden
Comprehensive healthcare is available to all Swedish residents through an extensive decentralised, tax-subsidised system.
Guide to Swedish government authorities
An A to Z guide to the basic authorities you’ll be in contact with as a new resident.
Workers' rights and unions
Sweden takes workers’ rights seriously. Sweden’s long tradition of labour market regulation has resulted in many employee benefits having been written into law. Collective bargaining and co-operation between employers, employees and unions play a central role.
You’ve landed in Sweden and taken care of all the paperwork. Next up is making some Swedish friends and building a social life. But being a ‘new kid on the block’ is always challenging. Getting involved in activities is a great way to get your social life sorted.
Swedish business culture
Swedish workplaces are trademarked by collaboration, respect and personal responsibility. Flat hierarchies and a prioritised work–life balance give workers space to develop as individuals.