Sweden is a great country to work in. With plenty of well-known companies and brands, Sweden provides many opportunities for career growth and personal advancement. Many Swedish businesses are looking for qualified and skilled individuals from all over the world. workinginsweden.se
STUDY IN SWEDEN
Over 1 000 English-taught programs are offered at 39 universities in Sweden. Bachelor’s programs run for three years and master’s programs have both one- and two-year options. Most PhD positions are paid, take four years to complete, and are advertised on the university’s website when available.
Apply in January for programs starting in August. Visit studyinsweden.se for a full list of available programs and details on how to apply.
STAY CONNECTED THROUGH AN ALUMNI NETWORK
Sweden alumni networks exist all over the world, including in the US. These comprise people who have studied in Sweden or participated in a Swedish Institute leadership program and who want to continue to meet others with an interest in Sweden. There are plenty of reasons to stay connected, both socially and professionally.
The Swedish Institute offers support, such as activity grants via local alumni networks.
SWEDISH STUDIES AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES
The best way to gain a closer understanding of a country’s culture and society is by learning its language. Several American universities offer Scandinavian studies and Swedish-language programs. You can also study Swedish online by signing up for Learning Swedish. learningswedish.se
TRANSATLANTIC TALENT MOBILITY PROGRAM
The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce of the USA (SACC-USA) assists companies in the US that are interested in hosting a Swedish student or young professional for a traineeship. Many companies in Sweden also welcome American students for training programs. SACC-USA administers the matchmaking and visa process for selected candidates as well as other practical details regarding the traineeship. sacc-usa.org/trainee
Sweden is ranked among the world leaders in higher education.
Sweden has one of the highest numbers of world top-ranked universities per capita.
The first university was founded in Sweden in 1477, starting a long tradition of education and research.
Over 100 nationalities are represented at Swedish universities.