Upcoming events

International Staff Support arranges activities for new employees and accompanying family all year round. The activities focus on Swedish traditions and classic tourist destinations in Umeå and the surrounding area.

Seminar about Family law

29 September 15:00-17:00

This web based seminar will introduce the basics of Swedish International law and there will be examples on the application of law in international circumstances. Be aware of unexpected rules regarding your private life as well as of your work, studies or other aspects of your stay in a new country. All kinds of questions might affect you regarding matters of marriage, divorce, custody and inheritance as well as matters of labour law, residence, citizenship and permits.

The webinar is organized by the University of Uppsala.
Link for registration

A series of webinars has been put together by the Swedish EURAXESS network. Thanks to cooperation within the network, a EURAXESS Centre will share a virtual activity aimed for spouses. In most cases researchers are welcome to join as well. The webinars are open for participants from universities within the Swedish EURAXESS network.
More information about EURAXESS network


Web Seminar by the Tax Agency

New in Sweden– the population register and basic tax information

19 October 14.00

16 November 18.30

Click on Seminars in English and register


Presentation about Umeå municipality

10 November 15.30 - 16.30

Johan Gammelgård, administration and innovation director at Umeå municipality, presents the municipality's ongoing work and planned initiatives, activities and history.

The presentation is held in Teams and is aimed to new employees and fellows, but anyone who is interested is welcome to participate. The presentation will be held in English.

Link to the meeting

Contact information



Torbjörn Forsberg
HR Strategist
Human Resources Office
📞 090-786 70 80



Rosita Nilsson
HR Strategist
Human Resources Office
📞 090-786 54 69

Rosita Nilsson