Sweden student visa paves way for gaining unique career opportunities

Sweden is a much sought after study destination for an international student wishing to build his or her bright career in overseas. This world-class destination is not only known for limitless employment and career opportunities but is also widely known for staggering landscapes, snow covered regions, high rise buildings, beaches, picturesque natural beauties and many […]

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Swedish Confidence Levels Rise in December

Swedish Consumer Confidence rose in December as people became more positive about the state of their personal finances and the outlook for the Swedish economy in the year ahead, a survey showed Wednesday. The National Institute of Economic Research’s consumer confidence indicator, or CCI, rose to 105.4 from a revised 104.8 in November. The unrevised […]

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Sweden a safe haven for those who prefer bricks and mortar

WITH euro cash on bank deposit now providing all-time low returns, property as an investment asset class maintains its attraction. A lack of borrowing capacity and continuing market uncertainty at home is forcing Irish investors to look elsewhere for wealth-protecting assets. Contrary to popular opinion, some property investments over the past decade have done quite […]

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Swedish firms ‘clueless’ about foreign graduates

As white-collar union Saco slammed Sweden for not helping well-educated foreigners into the labour market, The Local spoke to researcher Josefin Edström about the disconnect between foreign professionals and Swedish employers. As white-collar union Saco slammed Sweden for not helping well-educated foreigners into the labour market, The Local spoke to researcher Josefin Edström about the […]

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Sweden among winners of future EU-US deal

Sweden is second in line to benefit the most from an EU free-trade deal with the US, for which negotiations were finally given the all-clear in a move welcomed by pro-business groups in Sweden. “It will be a win-win situation, a simple fact because this is trade,” Olof Eriksson, spokesman for the Swedish Confederation of […]

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