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Jönköping: Working in Sweden – a guide to social insurance, health care and unemployment 


Welcome to a free seminar in English. SULF also offers lunch free of charge (a salad) from 12:00. Please reply to before 25 November if you want to have lunch as well as attendning the seminar. Also please let us know if you have any dieatary requirements.

When: 29 November at 12.15-13.15
Where: E1405 (JTH)

The seminar will address questions like:

  • How does the Swedish labour market work?
  • What are the three government agencies that “rule your world”?
  • Who needs a residence permit?
  • How does the social security system work?
  • Can I use the health care system?
  • Do I have the right to unemployment benefit?
  • Are only Swedish citizens entitled to Swedish pensions?
  • What is required to get a permanent residence permit or citizenship?

This seminar will also cover the difference regarding the rules for EU/non-EU citizens, the differences between scholarships and employment and special rules for doctoral candidates. Please feel free to forward this information to colleagues that you think might be interested in this seminar.