International staff support

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Welcome to Chalmers

We are happy to greet you to Chalmers in Gothenburg, on the beautiful West Coast of Sweden! We hope that during your stay with us you will be able to experience the innovative knowledge-driven environment where new ideas come to life and contribute to a better world. Besides an exciting job opportunity, you are also offered a fantastic possibility to enjoy the Scandinavian nature, laid back lifestyle and meet exciting new people.

This page provides you with necessary information to start planning your move to Sweden.

Our campus is a green one. There are plenty of places to sit outside.

Chalmers is proud to collaborate with the City of Gothenburg, the University of Gothenburg, and other major companies in the region to create a safe, meaningful, and inspiring meeting place for international employees and their families in Gothenburg. We are also a member of the EU network EURAXESS with the purpose of promoting mobility and development of researchers in the EU. Look for more information about Sweden Information & Assistance

Various support to international staff

Chalmers offers support to international doctoral students, researchers, and other staff within areas of housing, migration support, relocation and social events and activities through our International Staff Mobility Office (ISMO). You are welcome to contact the team if you have inquiries regarding your relocation to Sweden. 

International staff mobility office, ISMO
HR department, Chalmers operations support

Preboarding webinars to international staff before arrival to Sweden

We offer preboarding webinars several times a year where you can learn more about your relocation to Sweden. During the webinar, you will also learn about living and working in Sweden. The event is aimed at newly recruited international employees and their accompanying families before arriving in Sweden. There will also be time for questions.

Meeting Registration Preboarding webinar

12 October, 2023 15:00-16:00

16 November, 2023 15:00-16:00

14 December, 2023 15:00-16:00

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Before you arrive in Sweden

There are several things you need to arrange before you travel to Sweden to start your employment at Chalmers.

Chalmers campus Johanneberg consists of departments, different facilities and labs for research and education, lecture halls, student accommodation, and restaurants and cafes.

When you arrive in Sweden

Following information is for you after arriving to Sweden:

Move to Gothenburg

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