Information for international guests

The aim of the International Faculty and Staff Services is to help international guests prepare for their stay and facilitate when they arrival in Sweden.

After arriving in Uppsala you are most welcome to join the group for international employees in the University’s staff portal, "Medarbetarportalen". The group site contains infomation about events and activites that will help you get to know your new surroundings and other international employees.

Online Swedish course

Learning Swedish is a free online language course for beginners. All you need to get started is a computer or tablet with internet connection. The course introduces you to basic spoken and written Swedish. If you already know some Swedish, you can start by taking a built-in test to see what level of the course you should begin at. The course is free of charge, with an option to pay for teacher-led sessions under Learning Swedish PLUS.

Learning Swedish is a joint project between the Swedish Institute (SI) and universities in Sweden and abroad.

For more information please visit the Swedish course web site.