Sweden is a member of the European Union. Citizens of other EU countries are welcome to work in Sweden.

If you are a non-EU citizen, you need a work permit.

When you get an employment offer in Sweden, you are recommended to contact Architects Sweden for advice regarding salary, employment terms, etcetera.

In Sweden, a written confirmation regarding the terms of the employment is compulsory by law for all employments of one month or more. Use our employment contract form.

When you are first employed in Sweden, it is essential that you get an unemployment insurance. Read further under the header Social Insurances.

Architect Swedish

Architect Swedish is a teaching material in Swedish as a second language aimed at architects who have a different mother tongue than Swedish. Here you can download the book for free. Supplementary audio files, flashcards, and answer keys are also available here.