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Moving to another country can be challenging and there are many things to consider and plan. We want your relocation and settlement in Umeå to be the best possible and support you during the recruitment, relocation and on-boarding.
In order to make your relocation process as smooth as possible, we have listed a few things we recommend that you look into when planning your stay.
Get help from our Housing Office or contact any of the listed landlords in Umeå.
Find a home
Information about permits with links to the Migration Agency webpage
Permit to study, research or work
Information from The Swedish Tax Agency that will give you good advice and instructions before moving to Sweden.
Information moving to Sweden
Depending on the length of your stay you might need to apply for an identification number. Make sure to prepare the documents you need to submit your application before your move to Sweden and visit the Tax Office.
Registration in Sweden and id-number
The Swedish insurance system consists of different parts. Depending on your individual situation you may be covered by all or some parts. The length of your stay and your assignment here determine your insurance coverage.
Insurance coverage in Sweden
Your partner/spouse are welcome to attend our dual career programme. The programme contains seminars intended to provide support for job search and education possibilities as well as access to a social network.
Dual career programme
Information about the Swedish schooling system and how to apply for childcare and schools in Umeå.
Information to mobile researchers including checklists.
Torbjörn ForsbergHR Strategist Human Resources Office✉ email@example.com📞 090-786 70 80
Rosita NilssonHR Strategist Human Resources Office✉ firstname.lastname@example.org📞 090-786 54 69
What it means to be a civil servant in Sweden
Common basic values for central government employees
The labour market in Sweden
About working in Sweden
Taxes in Sweden
Social Security in Sweden
Short film about Euraxess Centres in Sweden.