Information hub

Welcome to Yrkesdörrens Information Hub. At Yrkesdörren we work for an inclusive labour market by matching foreign-born people with established Swedes in the same industry for a one-hour meeting.

Our information hub is for foreign-born and/or newly arrived people trying to navigate Swedish society as well as established Swedes who want to get involved in integration issues. Below we have gathered agencies and organisations that work with integration in different ways.

The list below should not be considered exhaustive. If you find errors, want to update information or if you know of an organisation that is not represented, please email anna.urombi@yrkesdorren.se.

You will find the following categories below:
For those who are new in Sweden
Labour market (For established and foreign-born Swedes)
Language (For established and foreign-born Swedes)
Social (For established and foreign-born Swedes)
For established Swedes (for those who want to get engaged)

For those who are new in Sweden

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A guide to the Swedish society for people who are seeking asylum and those who have been granted a residence permit.

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Here you will find helpful information if you are a newcomer to Sweden.

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Whether you’re looking for your first job or trying to further your career in Sweden, check out our free programs to help guide you through.

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Swedish for Professionals helps you learn Swedish in a fast, effective, and easy way. We believe that learning the local language helps you to experience Swedish culture to the fullest and to maximize your performance at work.

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A website that gathers relevant organizations for people who are new in Sweden.

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Welcome house is a website for those who are new in Sweden living in Stockholm. Here you can find relevant information on what to do when you move to a new country and city.

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RådRum is a free of charge service that helps you to find the right authority, fill out forms, reach the right person, etc. The service is provided in many different languages.

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Labour market (For established and foreign-born Swedes)

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Yrkesdörren is an integration initiative that through meetings wants to accelerate the path of foreign-born people into the Swedish labour market. These meetings contribute to a mutual exchange of knowledge and experience that broadens networks.

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Mitt Livs Chans is Sweden’s largest mentoring program for individuals with a foreign background and post-secondary education who don’t have a job in their area of competence. Through mentorship and an expanded contact network, we strive to improve the possibilities for our mentees to find a job within their field.

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Engineers Without Boarders aims to facilitate the integration of new Swedes with background in engineering and scientists through mentorship and other activities.

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Jobbentrén creates successful and long lasting employment opportunities together with new Swedes and employers.

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Newcomer academics with a degree in engineering, architecture, science, pharmacy or business/finance (bachelor, master or higher degree).

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Mentorship program for people who want to study, take an internship or work in Sweden.

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Just Arrived focuses on validating and matching newly arrived talents with their first or second jobs in Sweden.

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Äntligen jobb is an initiative from Swedbank and Arbetsförmedlingen that makes it easier for foreign-born graduates to gain access to relevant employers.

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Language (For established and foreign-born Swedes)

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Svenska med baby is a non-profit, non-partisan and non-religious association that create a meeting space for families with small children, with the aim of breaking segregation and unite people of different background.

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Language is a vital key to becoming an integral part of Swedish society. It is also just as important to meet with other people and make new acquaintances. If you would like to practice speaking and writing Swedish, Red Cross offers language training at many of their centers.

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IM organizes meetings over a coffee to practice Swedish.

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Do you want to get better at speaking Swedish? Do you find it difficult to find someone to talk to? At the library you have the opportunity! Here you will find a calendar of upcoming activities in Stockholm.

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Do you want to get better at speaking Swedish? Do you find it difficult to find someone to talk to? At the library you have the opportunity! Here you will find a calendar of upcoming activities in Göteborg.

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ABF Malmö offers people who are new in Sweden different ways of meeting, interacting and learning about the Swedish society and Malmö CIty.

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Social (For established and foreign-born Swedes)

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NKB matches new and established Swedes for simple and fun meetings. You get to know each other, practice the language and exchange experiences.

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Svenska med baby is a non-profit, non-partisan and non-religious association that create a meeting space for families with small children, with the aim of breaking segregation and unite people of different background.

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At Fritidsbanken, you can borrow equipment for leisure activities for free. Fritidsbanken is like a library for sports and leisure items. Each lending period is 14 days.

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Kvinnoträffen is a meeting place for women who are new in Sweden and women who are established in Sweden. The aim is to meet, learn from each other and create a place to be heard.

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Are you a youth between 15-25? Would you like to try new activities like soccer, dance, swimming? Meet youth from Gothenburg and do fun stuff together, practice your Swedish and meet new friends.

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Kompis Sverige creates meaningful meeting between new and established Swedes in order to understand each other better.

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Hej främling! works to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to enter into relationships and networks that are valuable to both the individual and society at large. There is a particular focus on creating integration and inclusion through free and health-promoting activities, often involving sport, culture and the outdoors.

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Tamam is a non-partisan and non-religious non-profit organization that works with children, young people and young adults for diversity, anti-racism and young people's involvement in society. Tamam creates social meeting places for young people and has everything from football groups to camp weekends and homework help. With us you can try out all kinds of activities for free, meet new people and make friends from all over the world!

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For established Swedes

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Volontärbyrån - a website that gathers various missions in which you can get involved on a volunteer basis.

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Integrationsnätverket lists organisations working with issues related to integration and inclusion.

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80% of Swedish managers consider lack of language skills to be the biggest obstacle to employing people born abroad. 4 out of 5 also consider language to be a major challenge to overcome. That's why Lingio helps Sweden's employers and municipalities solve the language challenge, so that employers can hire.

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Organisation where you can get involved in providing support to asylum seekers.

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Organisation where you can get help if you want to offer different housing solutions for asylum seekers.

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For those who want to offer temporary accommodation and support for refugees from Ukraine during their first time in Sweden.

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