Moving to Southern Sweden
Which steps to take when you are establishing a business in southern Sweden.
Getting the right insurance for your new business
Information and advice about corporate taxes in Sweden.
Taking care of your business finances
Information about legal issues and advice for businesses
What kind of property do you need for your establishment?
Information related to employing staff
Getting to know the business culture in Sweden
Finding other businesses to network with
Applying for a residence permit or/and work permit
Applying for a personal identification number and ID card
The Swedish social security system
Education opportunities in southern Sweden
Information related to work and employment
Finding somewhere to live
The health care system
Information about taxes
The pension system in Sweden
When you are accompanying somebody
Finding ways to integrate
Choosing a bank and an insurance company when arriving
About public transportation and infrastructure in Sweden
What to do when bringing your pets with you to Sweden
Doing research in Southern Sweden
Information, facts & statistics
Skånes 33 municipalities
Mayor cities in Skåne
A list of schools
List of companies
There are a number of mayor cities in Skåne and the greater Copenhagen area. Click on the links below to learn more.
Ängelholm has many reasons to be satisfied, with a population to 40,000 and an increasing number of companies. In order to continue to develop the spirit of entrepreneurship, the municipality works closely together with Ängelholms Business AB.
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Copenhagen’s cultural life is rich and its sports facilities, libraries and cultural institutions provide a vast amount of opportunities for you to explore. You can also join one of the many various clubs and associations, which is a great way to meet other Copenhageners.
“Near to everything - far from expensive”. Confidence in the future is strong in Hässleholm municipality. Here you will find genuine industrial traditions, excellent communications, low prices for land and property, and unusually well-developed services.
Helsingborg is a city in the fast-growing Öresund region and Helsingborg Business Region. The population of Helsingborg is 130,600 making Helsingborg Sweden's ninth largest city. The city has an active industry with great opportunities for start-ups. There are about 11,500 companies registered in Helsingborg. In 2009, there were 1,485 newly registered companies in the city.
Höganäs is located on the Kulla peninsula, about 25 km north of Helsingborg. In the town of Höganäs there is a marina and an extensive road network. The 6 km long coastal strip, which is a part of Höganäs municipality, makes it an idyllic place to start up or relocate a company. Today, the municipality has approximately 24,700 inhabitants.
Kristianstad is the most extensive municipality in Skåne. About 79,900 inhabitants live here, 29,000 of whom live in the main town. The main emphasis within business is on food, agriculture and trade and industry. The processing industry is multifaceted and has a tremendous growth potential in the area.
Landskrona municipality has a long history as shipbuilding and industrial city. The economy of Landskrona is characterised, even today, by its industrial sector, but the strategic location in an expansive region means new opportunities.
Lomma Municipality is a good municipality to live in, with attractive homes and good schools, as well as being a place where business-owners can feel at home. For Lomma Municipality, quality is self-evident. “Sweden's Quality Municipality”, “Best Municipality to Live In” and “Sweden’s Best Municipality for Schools” are some of the honours the municipality has received over the last few years.
Founded in 990, Lund is Scandinavia’s largest centre for education and research, thanks to Lund University and Ideon Science Park with its many young and innovative companies. It is the home to several major international companies and one of the country’s largest university hospitals, offering first-class international standard care and research.
Malmö is home to more than 300,000 people with roots in over 174 countries, speaking 150 different languages. Sweden's third largest city has undergone a tremendous change over the past 20 years, especially in the business sector. Large industries have given way to small and medium-sized enterprises in a wide range of fields.
Connection to three airports, one of them the international airport of Copenhagen, a well-developed highway system and close to a number of ferries with daily service to Germany and Poland, and railways guarentee good communications.
Surrounded by lakes, beech forests and gently rolling countryside, Svedala is perfectly situated in the centre of the Öresund Region. The three major cities of Malmö, Lund and Copenhagen, plus two airports and the ports of Trelleborg and Ystad are all within easy reach.
In Trelleborg, the southernmost municipality in Sweden, we are known not only for our closeness to the continent and competitive prices for land and houses. During the summer season we also decorate our city with palm trees.
With its different, business-friendly climate and fantastic coastal location, Ystad is a natural environment for companies and families.