Virginie Fevrier McAvoy

"...all the partners are connected: International Citizen Hub Lund will lead you towards Malmö International Rotary Club, to MINE and Mitt Liv, to Internationella Kvinnoföreningen, to NyföretagarCentrum and a wide range of training - all of it for free!"

Six months ago I arrived in Malmö. I had never been in Sweden before. I brought my family to the city after my husband began working for an international company there.

In six months I have:

  • made friends of all nationalities
  • started to build a professional network
  • completed SFI-C, which means I can handle easy conversations
  • opened my company (enskild firma) to offer guided tours and cultural activities in museums or historical sites in English, French and Italian
  • obtained my first collaboration with a great museum, the Kulturen in Lund

Not bad, isn't it?

The reason for this achievement is the huge amount of help I've received since day one. 

Thanks to a friend, I joined the Kick Start Program organized by the International Citizen Hub in Lund. The conferences I attended and the great people I met there paved the way for a positive introduction in to Sweden.

Where to learn Swedish, how to network, why are the work-cultures in Sweden and Denmark so special, when is the next job fair, who can help you after the Kick-Start Program? All those questions and much more get answered.

And all the partners are connected: International Citizen Hub Lund will lead you towards Malmö International Rotary Club, to MINE and Mitt Liv, to Internationella Kvinnoföreningen, to NyföretagCentrum and a wide range of training - all of it for free!

I would strongly recommend you to make the most of all the resources available to newcomers and take full advantage of the programs developed by International Citizen Hub Lund.

Try their drop-in consultation on Thursday mornings, and you will receive all the information you need to start your new life in Skåne!

Virginie Fevrier McAvoy