Eleven municipalities, Region Norrbotten and the European Employment Services, are attending Europe’s largest meeting point for emigration, the Emigration Expo in Houten, Netherlands. At the expo, you’ll find a comprehensive range of options, services, vacancies, and products about living and working in Arctic Sweden.
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Area: Arctic Sweden covers approx.100,000 square kilometers of northern Sweden, an area as large as Austria.
Inhabitants: Arctic Sweden has a population of approximately 250,000 people.
Languages: Swedish is the region's official language. Sámi languages are spoken by the indigenous Sámi people and there are also minority languages such as meänkieli.
Largest lakes: Arctic Sweden is home to several large lakes, including Hornavan and Torneträsk.
Highest mountain: The highest mountain in Arctic Sweden is Mt Kebnekaise, standing at 2,097 meters.
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Look for job opportunities online and apply for any positions that interest you. You can also check out job fairs or online job boards.
Visit the Swedish Public Employment Service
Available jobs: Chef/Waiter/Waitress/Head Waiter/Spa Therapist/Breakfast and lunch host/hostess/Food & Beverage Manager
Planning to make a bold move? Here's some useful information.
Look into the specific town or city in Arctic Sweden where you want to move to and gather information on things like housing costs, job opportunities, and the local culture. This will give you an idea of what to expect and whether or not the move is feasible for you. Or talk to New resident service in your town of choice.
› Read more about the municipalities in Arctic Sweden
› Quick guide: 10 things to take care of when you move to Sweden
› Comprehensive guide: moving to Sweden
› Work, study or live in Sweden for EU/EEA citizens at the Swedish Migration Service
› Apply for a work permit at the Swedish Migration Service (for non-EU/EEA citizens)
› Register as a resident at the Swedish Tax Agency (and apply for a Swedish id-number)