KEY POINTS: How Sweden’s Covid-19 rules will change in September
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KEY POINTS: How Sweden’s Covid-19 rules will change in September

UPDATED: Sweden will lift nearly all of its pandemic restrictions at the end of September, including both laws and recommendations. Here's a rundown of what they are, and which recommendations still remain in place.

How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden
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How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden

Can my boss force me to return to the office when Sweden scraps home-working recommendation?

Can my boss force me to return to the office when Sweden scraps home-working recommendation?

10 hacks that make life in Stockholm much easier
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10 hacks that make life in Stockholm much easier

Coronavirus: The latest news about the outbreak in Sweden
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Coronavirus: The latest news about the outbreak in Sweden

Travellers from Europe to England face fewer Covid tests as UK eases border rules

Travellers from Europe to England face fewer Covid tests as UK eases border rules

Swedish stereotypes: The residents you’ll meet in Stockholm’s districts

Swedish stereotypes: The residents you’ll meet in Stockholm’s districts

Studying in Stockholm: What makes it so special for international students?

Studying in Stockholm: What makes it so special for international students?

From its timeless beauty to its digital sophistication, Stockholm has a lot going for it. But what's it like as an international student? In this video, three Stockholm University students, from Germany, China and Japan, tell us their experiences, from learning to live without cash to life-changing lessons about themselves.

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

Five factors that will shape your life in Europe in the 2020s

The secret to studying an MBA flexibly from your mobile phone

The secret to studying an MBA flexibly from your mobile phone

The Swedish MBA where they ‘throw you in at the deep end’

The Swedish MBA where they ‘throw you in at the deep end’

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The guide to working in Sweden: from job hunt to salary talks

The guide to working in Sweden: from job hunt to salary talks

Moving to a new country is scary enough. Finding a job there is a whole other ball game. From interviews to salary talks, here are some vital tips to help you navigate your way through Sweden's distinct work culture.

​​The fast-growing Swedish city where international families feel at home

​​The fast-growing Swedish city where international families feel at home

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

Learning Swedish: how one international resident FINALLY conquered her fears

Learning Swedish: how one international resident FINALLY conquered her fears

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‘Slowbalisation’: why Swedish companies are moving back home

‘Slowbalisation’: why Swedish companies are moving back home

A growing number of Swedish companies with bases overseas are choosing to move back home. But why? And what does it mean for job opportunities in Sweden and the wider economic outlook? The Local spoke to economist Joacim Tåg and the CEO of one company that chose to come home, in order to find out.

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OPINION: Sweden’s new migration act will send international talent elsewhere

OPINION: Sweden’s new migration act will send international talent elsewhere

Sweden's new migration act imposes tough conditions for permanent residency. Jenny Iao-Jörgensen and Benny Borghei of the Swedish Association of University Teachers and Researchers (SULF) argue this will do long-term damage to the country's attractiveness to the top international talents.

OPINION: Is the Swedish administrative system still fit for purpose when lives are at stake?

OPINION: Is the Swedish administrative system still fit for purpose when lives are at stake?

Reader’s story: ‘My daughters and I are safe in Sweden, but I still think of Afghanistan’

Reader’s story: ‘My daughters and I are safe in Sweden, but I still think of Afghanistan’

How to analyse a Swedish housing association’s finances before you buy an apartment
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How to analyse a Swedish housing association’s finances before you buy an apartment

When you buy an apartment in Sweden, you're usually actually buying into a housing association (bostadsrättsförening), and it's crucial to understand the state of their finances to make sure your investment is secure.

Don’t panic! How to find student housing in Sweden
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Don’t panic! How to find student housing in Sweden

How to write the perfect Swedish CV and cover letter
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How to write the perfect Swedish CV and cover letter

Personal networks account for a lot of career opportunities in Sweden, which makes the job-hunt a daunting task for foreigners even in non-pandemic times. But with the right CV and cover letter, you can impress hiring managers in Sweden – here's how.

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers

Seven aspects of Austrian culture foreigners should embrace
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Seven aspects of Austrian culture foreigners should embrace

Every country has its own unique culture. In Austria there are several aspects that foreigners should embrace, from adopting a healthy work-life balance to indulging in coffee and cake.

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Parental leave: How new agreement could change rules in Denmark
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Parental leave: How new agreement could change rules in Denmark

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How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden
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How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden

‘Not too complicated but quite expensive’ – getting a French visa as a Brit
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‘Not too complicated but quite expensive’ – getting a French visa as a Brit

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