Below are links to organizations, agencies, and initiatives that are involved in supporting newcomers transition to life in Sweden.
Swedish Institute (SI)*: information to promote interest and confidence in Sweden around the world
Sweden and Migration: information about the history of Sweden and migration (from SI)
Learning Swedish: a free, online course for beginners learning Swedish (from SI)
This is Sweden: a film about Sweden from SI
@sweden: Sweden's official Twitter account. More information can be found here.
InformationSverige: information portal for new arrivals
SACO Omstart: A portal from the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations with tips and advice for newly arrived professionals about employment and the labour market in Sweden
Red Cross Sweden: assistance, volunteer opportunities, and more
Swedish Arts Council (Kulturrådet)*: promoting development and access to culture
Save the Children: hotline for young people who are new to sweden
Nordic Museum*: Sweden's largest museum of cultural history
Kompis Sverige: helping match newcomers with new friends in Sweden (in Swedish)
LinkedIn #welcometalent programme: job matching for refugees and foreign talent
Korta vägen: matching newcomers with academic agrees to qualified internships
Stockholm Business Region*: working to make Stockholm the leading sustainable growth region in Europe
Voluntärbyrån: volunteer opportunities
Migration Studies Delegation (DELMI)*: an independent committee providing research for migration policy decisions and public debate
Individuell Mannisköhjälp: helping people overcome social exclusion including refugees and unaccompanied minors
Sveriges Internationella Talanger (SIT)* (in Swedish): a network for university-educated newcomers in Sweden
Hej främling!:volunteer organization near Östersund that uses movement and the great outdoors as tools for integration
Swedish Film Institute*: supporting Swedish film
MIG Talks (in Swedish)*: a communications effort initiated by the Swedish Migration Agency designed to foster better knowledge and understanding about migration to Sweden.
Swedish Sports Confederation (Riksidrottsförbundet)*: umbrella organization for sports federations in Sweden
Send an email with the link and a short description to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Indicates an organization involved in MIG Talks. The Local, through The Local Voices, is also a participating partner in MIG Talks.