26 August - Visit to the Botanical Garden 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.

Meet our guide in the garden and learn about the various plants and flowers that thrive in late summer, along with the history behind them.

Today the Botanical Garden have over 7 000 species on 8 hectares (20 acres) in the middle of Lund. The garden runs a diversified operation within the areas of botany, gardening and ecology.

09.00 Meet up at Il Café D'Italia for a morning coffee (at your own expense) Kyrkogatan 21, Lund >> see location on map

09:45 We walk together to the Botanical Gardens >> see location on map

10.00-11:00 Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens

If you can't make it for the coffee, meet us at the Botanical Gardens outside the Greenhouses next to the little pond.


During our events we sometimes take photographs and short film clips to profile our activities. Please let us know if you don’t want to be in any photos/films before we start the event.


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Wednesday 26 August - 09:00-11:00 Botanical Garden
Östra Vallgatan 20, Lund

Event in small groups with precautions to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus and Covid-19 disease, in order for both the visitors and the staff to maintain safe and appropriate social distancing.

Event in English

Event free of charge – but please unregister if you are not able to attend. Thanks for your understanding!

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20 August - Guided tour of the Botanical Garden Lund

Friday 20 August - 10:00-11:00 Botanical Garden
Östra Vallgatan 20, Lund

Enjoy the flowers and plants of the Botanical Garden with us! Learn more about the history and projects run by the university garden.

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27 Augusti - Guided tour of Lund Cathedral

Friday 27 August - 10:00-11:00 Lund Cathedral
Kyrkogatan 4, Lund

With over 700,000 visitors Lund Cathedral is Sweden’s most visited church. Join us and get to know the highlights with an experienced guide!

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31 August - Swedish mindset and culture

Tuesday 31 August - 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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14 September - How does Sweden's social insurance agency work

Tuesday 14 September - 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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21 September - Swedish job market, networking & volunteering

Tuesday 21 September - 10:00-11:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: Join this event and learn the basics of job searching in Sweden, get a grip of the process and tools available! Plus get insights of how networking and volunteering may help you land the dream job.

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23 September - Start your own business

Thursday 23 September - 13:30-15:30 Webinar
Online with Zoom

WEBINAR: Welcome to an inspiring seminar on the opportunity of starting your own business with Helén Forssander from Lunds Nyföretagarcentrum.

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11 November - Banking and savings

Thursday 11 November - 13:00-14:30 Ekska Huset
Sankt Petri Kyrkogata 4, Lund

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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19 November - Mental well-being when moving to a new country

Friday 19 November - 14:00-16:00 Ekska Huset
Sankt Petri Kyrkogata 4, Lund

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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23 November - The Swedish Pension System

Tuesday 23 November - 16:00-18:00 Ekska Huset
Sankt Petri Kyrkogata 4, Lund

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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1 December - Workplace culture in Sweden and Denmark

Wednesday 01 December - 13:00-16:00 Ekska Huset
Sankt Petri Kyrkogata 4, Lund

By looking at Swedish and Danish values we can bridge cultural gaps and make the best of our diversity.

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