16 February - How does Sweden's social insurance agency work

WEBINAR: Social Insurance in Sweden is unlike many other countries in the world as it covers basically everyone who works and lives in Sweden. The insurance is an essential part of the public welfare system that protects the needs of the individual, family and companies.

The purpose of the Sweden's Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) is to provide financial security at the various stages of life. However, it can be difficult to understand how it works and which benefits you and your family are entitled to if you are new to the country.

We have invited Henrik Malmquist, a representative from Försäkringskassan, to go through the basics and answer your questions. Some of the questions that will be addressed include:

Do I need to register at Försäkringskassan?
What happens if I’m sick and can’t work for a couple of weeks?
Am I insured if I travel to another country?
What benefits can my family receive?

 

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>> Read more about The Swedish Social Insurance system

Tuesday 16 February - 10:00-11:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

Event in English

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9 February - Swedish mindset and culture


Tuesday 09 February - 13:30-16:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: In this workshop you will gain an understanding of the Swedish mindset and values, decoding typical social interactions and behaviors through practical everyday life examples.

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11 February - Swedish health care system


Thursday 11 February - 17:00-18:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: Sweden offers inexpensive, heavily subsidized, and high quality public health care for everyone who lives or works in Sweden, thanks to a tax payer-funded and largely decentralized health care system.

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16 February - How does Sweden's social insurance agency work


Tuesday 16 February - 10:00-11:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: Social Insurance in Sweden is unlike many other countries in the world as it covers basically everyone who works and lives in Sweden. The insurance is an essential part of the public welfare system that protects the needs of the individual, family and companies.

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18 February - Volunteering, recruiting activity


Thursday 18 February - 14:00-15:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: Volunteering is a great way to get to know new people, broaden your network, and at the same time do something good for your local community.

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4 March - Mental well-being when moving to a new country


Thursday 04 March - 14:00-16:00 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: It’s not easy moving to a new country for the first time or even if you’re a professional expat, starting from scratch. Sometimes we all would like a little support to keep us motivated, open up to our new environment or to be able to enjoy the experience ahead. We have invited two different speakers who will guide you through their experiences and knowledge in how to get used to a new country.

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9 March - Introduction to the Swedish job market


Tuesday 09 March - 10:00-11:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: Join this event and you will get all the basics of job searching in Sweden. Get a grip of the process and tools available!

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16 March - Learn more about Swedish for Immigrants (SFI)


Tuesday 16 March - 10:00-12:00 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: The most important reason to learn Swedish is that it increases your employment potential and can be a requirement for entering higher education in Sweden. Furthermore you will become more independant, able to interact more closely with the Swedes and get a better understanding of the Swedish culture.

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18 March - Accelerate your language learning


Thursday 18 March - 13:00-14:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: At this event a speaker of six languages, will share his method of breaking down language learning into achievable and enjoyable steps.

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23 March - Study at Lund or Malmö University


Tuesday 23 March - 13:00-14:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: Do you want to enrol in an international degree program? Join this event and learn more about the study opportunities and the admission process.

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6 April - Sustainability: Study visit to Sysav


Tuesday 06 April - 14:00-16:00 Sysav
Spillepengsgatan 13, Malmö

What is Sweden's view sustainability and what can I do to contribute? Come along on a study visit to Sysav, an organization that aims to create the world’s most sustainable region.

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20 April - Visit to the Botanical Garden Lund


Tuesday 20 April - 09:00-11:00 Botanical Garden
Östra Vallgatan 20, Lund

Enjoy the flowers and plants of the Botanical Garden with us! Learn more about the history and get information about upcoming events and exhibitions.

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22 April - Good to know about driver's license in Sweden


Thursday 22 April - 16:30-18:00 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: We have invited representatives from Tuna Trafikskola to guide you through the basic knowledge needed for anyone interested in driving legally in Sweden.

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27 April - Visit to Medborgarcenter


Tuesday 27 April - 13:00-14:00 Medborgarcenter Kristallen
Brotorget 1, Lund

Find out what Lund Municipality can help you with and get to know more about city services.

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11 May - Banking and savings


Tuesday 11 May - 13:00-14:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: At this event you will be guided through the basics of the banking and savings system in Sweden and get some useful tips on how to save or invest through a Swedish bank.

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12 May - The Swedish Pension System


Wednesday 12 May - 16:00-18:00 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: How does the pension system work? How do I earn my pension? What life choices affects my pension? What happens to my pension if I move from Sweden?

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18 May - International Private Law


Tuesday 18 May - 17:00-18:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: At this event you will learn about the types of information important to know regarding matters that might require legal help while living in Sweden.

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20 May - International Private Law, time for questions


Thursday 20 May - 17:00-18:00 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: At this second event you will have the opportunity to ask further questions about International Private Law questions that you might have after attending the first part.

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