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Informationsverige.se is a portal for people who are new to Sweden. You will be able to quickly and easily find information about the Swedish society.
The portal is divided into eleven different sections.
Work contains information about how to find vacant jobs, how to start a business, and the Swedish labour market regulations.
Education and training
In the Education and training section you can read about different education and training programmes and how to apply for a student grant.
Under Housing you can read about the housing market and get tips for how to look for a home.
In the Finances section you can read about paying tax and about various types of benefits and allowances.
The Learn Swedish section contains information about a variety of learning aids and tools you can use to practise Swedish, either on your own or with others.
Being a parent
Under Being a parent you can read about children´s development and what rights and obligations you have as a parent.
Right and responsibilities
Rights and responsibilities contains information about rights, equality and about what you should do if you have been subjected to violence.
Leisure and recreation
In the Leisure and recreation section you can read about Swedish civil society and how to find activities to do in your free time.
Under Society you can read about Swedish society and learn more about what each public authority does.
Care and health
Care and health contains information about the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan), what applies if you become ill, and bout available help.
Young people in Sweden
In the Young people in Sweden section you can read about what it is to be young in Sweden and about how the Swedish education system works.
Translated to nine languages
The postal Informationsverige.se has been translated to the following languages:
• Informationsverige.se in Arabic
• Informationsverige.se in Dari
• Informationsverige.se in English
• Informationsverige.se in French
• Informationsverige.se in Farsi
• Informationsverige.se in Russian
• Informationsverige.se in Somali
• Informationsverige.se in Spanish
• Informationsverige.se in Tigrinya
Responsible: Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth