Your Rights in Sweden
Migrationsverket - Information from The Swedish Migration Board. Available in English and 19 other languages. Here you find information about working and studying in Sweden, and how to become a Swedish citizen.
www.sweden.se - The official gateway to Sweden. Here you can find quick facts about Sweden, information about everyday life in Sweden, work, education, health care and news.
http://international.stockholm.se - The offical website for the City of Stockholm. Under "Stockholm by theme" you can find information about education, culture and family and social welfare in Stockholm.
www.expatsinsweden.com - Information about living and working in Sweden.
Skolverket - Information about the Swedish education system.
The Swedish Council for Higher Education - Information about higher education in Sweden. The Swedish Council for Higher Education (Universitets- och Högskolerådet) is the public agency responsible for recognizing qualifications from abroad.
www.jobsinstockholm.com - Website focused on offering easy access to professional English speaking jobs.
Arbetsformedlingen - The Swedish Public Employment Service. Information about working in Sweden. The information is also available in many other languages.
Most employees in Sweden are members of a national labour union. In Sweden, there are three large confederations of unions; on their websites you can find the union that suits you and your job. A common way to find a job is through contacts but there are also some companies that work as job traders, and a governmental agency that works with the labour market. Below is a selection of links to labour unions, all of which have their own unemployment insurance funds.
LO - the central organisation for 14 affiliates organizing workers within both the private and the public sectors. Available also in Spanish, French and German.
Unionen - Sweden’s largest trade union on the private labour market and the largest white collar union in the world.
SACO - the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations. Here you can search for information by occupation. Information in English and 8 other languages.
Kommunal - the Swedish Municipal Workers’ Union. Information in English and 17 other languages.
Health, social services, social insurance - Information about health care, health, social issues/insurance from the Swedish government.
If you need an ambulance, call 112.
Pharmacies open 24 hours
Apoteket CW Scheele, Klarabergsgatan 64, 111 81 Stockholm, tel. 0771-450450 Swedish supermarkets may sell certain medicine such as painkillers, for example.