Workshops and seminars for international employees and employees who work in multicultural contexts

Understanding the Swedish labour market

Information for international researchers and their accompanying spouses or partners

Do you consider pursuing a career in Sweden and wish to gain insights into the Swedish labour market? If yes, join us for this webinar as you will get an overview of:

  • The main sectors, which ones have shortages or surpluses, the role of employers’ organisations and trade unions, labour law;
  • The working conditions, including contracts, salary, working hours, social codes at work;
  • What you should take into account when looking for work, how to find employers and vacancies, how to approach employers, which application documents you must have;
  • The unemployment insurance.

Lecturers: Banna Thioubou, Anders Carlsson Eklund and Thomas Engel, EURES-advisers at Arbetsförmedlingen, the Swedish Public Employment Service.

When? You can choose one of the two following dates:

  • Thursday, 11th November – time: 11.00 to 12.00
  • Tuesday, 16th November – time: 17.00 to 18.00

Where? Online via Zoom.

Sign up HERE.  A Zoom link will be sent to all those who have registered the day prior to the webinar.

This webinar is organized by the University of Gothenburg in collaboration with EURES. The University of Gothenburg is one of 13 EURAXESS Centres in Sweden.

Workshop on intercultural communication

Employees who work in multicultural contexts, or are interested in learning more about intercultural communication are welcome to join this workshop. It is intended to help you gain insights about the dynamics of intercultural encounters, strengthen your cultural intelligence and provide you with tools for working in multicultural and intercultural environments.

The workshop is part of a collaboration between universities in Sweden that are part of the network Euraxess. That means that participants from other universities are welcome to join. The workshop is held online by Linnaeus University. The number of participants is limited so make sure to register early. Spouses are welcome to join.

26/11 kl. 14-15.30

30/11 kl. 10-11.30

To sign up, please send an email to, stating what date you prefer.

Euraxess Dual Career LinkedIn Seminar

25 November 15.00-16.00

LinkedIn is the world’s biggest social media platform for jobs, networking and work-related collaborations. If you are looking for a job in Sweden a good LinkedIn profile is a great step in the process of finding one. At this digital seminar we will take a deep dive into what recruiters sees and are looking for, how to show up in searches, LinkedIn algorithms and common mistakes.

Read more and register here. 

Above events are organised by members of EURAXESS. 

EURAXESS is a pan-European initiative aimed at promoting career development for researchers, stimulating research mobility within the EU, attracting researchers outside the EU, informing researchers about their rights and making vacant research posts visible in Europe. Sweden has a national EURAXESS network consisting of 32 higher education institutions.

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