Living in Sweden

The page was last modified: is a portal for people who are new in Sweden. You will be able to quickly and easily find information about the Swedish society.

The portal is divided into six different sections.

Community contains information about housing options, available jobs and Swedish culture.

In the Work & Education section, you can read about things like how you can get your professional skills validated, how to look for work and how to start your own business.

Under Care & Health, you can read about how the Swedish healthcare system is organised. For example, everyone has the right to health care, whether or not they have applied for asylum.

Children & Youth who are in Sweden and under the age of 18 have equal rights to health care, dental care and education.

Under Society, you can read about laws and rights, how Swedish society works and get answers to frequently asked questions.

The Learn Swedish section contains a variety of learning aids and tools you can use to practise Swedish, either on your own or with others.


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Translated to nine languages

The information has been translated to the following languages:

•    Arabic
•    Dari
•    English
•    French
•    Farsi
•    Russian
•    Somali
•    Spanish
•    Tigrinya

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