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Books that will increase your understanding of Sweden

Books have the ability to open up unknown worlds and adventures for the readers. Newbie blogger Sam introduces two books that deepen his understanding of Sweden, the Swedes and their cultural codex.  The Imigrants by Vilhelm Moberg; A Historical Perspective with modern relevance for Newbies The epic trilogy “The Imigrants” by Vilhelm Moberg is widely available in […]

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Why It’s Awesome Living Outside Of Stockholm

When we first moved to Sweden, like many foreigners, we landed in Stockholm. We were lucky enough to live the city life for a full six months (thanks to my husband’s employer). We spent every weekend exploring neighborhoods, discovering the best playgrounds and playspaces in the museums, and becoming a connoisseur of child-friendly cafes and […]

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Korta vägen – training program foreign born graduates

Korta vägen

Korta vägen is a training program for foreign born graduates. The aim of the program is to help foreign academics establish themselves professionally as soon as possible upon their arrival in Sweden. It was launched in 2012 and has proven to be very successful. A study made by Stockholms university show that 95% of the participants received a qualified […]

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The Swedish Red Cross – Röda korset

Red Cross

The Swedish Red Cross – Röda korset is present at more than 80% of all refugee camps in Sweden. They have a wide offer on activities and support for asylum seekers and migrants, in the following fields.  learning & practicing Swedish legal counselling & support medical counselling & treatment The Swedish Red Cross makes no distinction between nationality, […]

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Volontärbyrån

Volontärbyrån

Volontärbyrån is a website that helps non-profit organisations find people who want to engage themselves in volunteer work. Volontärbyrån was founded in 2002 and is the place to find volunteer assignments in Sweden (and abroad). Everything published at their website Volontärbyrån is reviewed and approved by Volontärbyrån before publication to ensure the seriousness of the […]

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IM Malmö

IM Malmö

IM Malmö offer a number of activities for Newbies who live in Malmö. You can practice your Swedish, try different hobbies and much more. Read on and pick the one that suits you.  Språkfika Läxhjälp BIV and BIS Activities for refugees in Rosengård & Jägersro Språkfika Come and practice your Swedish. IM’s Tala Svenska meetings takes place […]

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IM Lund

IM Lund

Individuell Människohjälp in Lund has a number of activities for Newbies. Read on and pick the ones that suit you.  Tala Svenska Lund Hantverksgruppen Läxhjälp (Help with homework) Tala Svenska Come and practice your Swedish! IM in Lund arranges weekly meet ups where you can join and practice your Swedish, have a cup of coffee and […]

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IM Gothenburg

IM Gothenburgh

Individuell Människohjälp in Gothenburgh has a number of activities for Newbies. Read on and pick the ones that suit you.  Café Tala Svenska Move it Göteborg Läxhjälp (Help with homework) BIV & BIS (for chidlren in the asylum seeking process) Café Tala svenska Come and practise your Swedish! IM arranges weekly meetings where teenagers and adults […]

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