Chalmers takes pride in its collaboration with the City of Gothenburg, the University of Gothenburg, and other prominent companies in the region. Together, we have established a safe, meaningful, and inspiring meeting place for international employees and their families in Gothenburg. Additionally, we are a proud member of the EU network EURAXESS, dedicated to career development of researchers and promoting transnational cooperation and common standards for researchers and institutions in Europe. For more information, explore the resources available through Sweden Information & Assistance
Various support to international staff
Chalmers offers support to international doctoral students, researchers, and other staff in areas such as housing, migration support, relocation, 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.
Understanding Swedish Academia
The structure of higher education and research in Sweden may differ from that in your home country. A Beginner´s Guide to Swedish Academia provides an overview of the fundamental principles, governmental structure and organization of the Swedish academic landscape. Additionally, it offers practical recommendations for those relocating to Sweden.
Preboarding webinars to international staff before arrival to Sweden
We host preboarding webinars several times a year to offer support in planning your relocation to Sweden. These sessions cover essential information on living and working in Sweden. The event is suitable for newly recruited international employees and their accompanying families before arriving in Sweden. There will also be time for addressing any questions you may have.
Meeting Registration Preboarding webinar
Before you arrive in Sweden
There are several things you need to arrange before you travel to Sweden to start your employment at Chalmers.
When you arrive in Sweden
The following information is essential for you upon arrival in Sweden:
Move to Gothenburg
Useful information for those planning to move here and for those who are already here and wanting to establish themselves in the region.