International Staff Support

Welcome to LiU! Show/Hide content

LiU welcomes international staff and visitors to the university and the cities Linköping and Norrköping.

There are many things to consider when relocating, and especially abroad. LiU International Staff Support will assist you to make the transition smoother and will try and help with any queries you may have. On this page, you will find information on different topics regarding your employment at the university, which might be extra important for international staff. We hope you will enjoy your time at LiU!

Before you arrive in Sweden Show/Hide content

All the information that you need before you arrive.

Life in Sweden

Coming to Sweden

Residence and work permits

Health care and social insurance

Family members

Euraxess centre

Accommodation and home insurance

Do you have questions?

Photo of International Staff Support

International Staff Support

We are here to help! Feel free to contact International Staff Support!

When you arrive in Sweden Show/Hide content

This information is useful to read before your arrival to Sweden and LiU.

At the university

Swedish population register

Health and medical care

Income taxes

Banks and how to pay bills

Swedish language courses for university employees

Learning Swedish for non-employees

Introductory programme Show/Hide content

Introductory programme for international staff.

Welcome as LiU co-worker! This introductory programme is for anyone who is here for six months or longer and will help you prepare for your stay in Sweden and at LiU. Even if you already have been with LiU for a while, the information here can be very useful.

This part of the introduction programme is digital and consists of episodes from the Podcast “Work at LiU” and a short film. You can go through these at your convenience before you arrive in Sweden.

 

LISTEN

Episode one: LiU - an international university
Episode two: Michael Jury's move to Sweden
Episode three: HR and international staff
Listen to more episodes: Work at LiU podcast

WATCH
Linköping University - our story

International staff welcome film

Please view this informal film before your arrival to LiU.

Private landlords Show/Hide content

Available accommodation from private landlords.

Here you can find available accommodation rented out by private landlords who have contacted LiU and who are interested in renting out to international staff. If you cannot find anything suitable today, please check again later as this page is updated continuously. To enquire, contact internationalstaffsupport@liu.se and clearly state the object ID of the accommodation you are interested in. You will then receive the contact details to the landlord so you can make contact directly.

Available accommodation

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 1: House 65m2

Location: Borensberg/Linköping
Rent: 8800 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water)

Direct express buses to and from LiU every day (25 minutes).
The home has three rooms and a kitchen (new stove and oven): two bedrooms, a living room and bathroom with toilet, bath, and shower and washing machine.  
Available to visiting or new professors or PhD students. We seek caring, responsible, non-smoking, pet-free, individuals or a couple. Parking is possible adjacent to the house. The small garden area in front is yours to enjoy.
Low-cost Wifi is possible. One month's rent as a deposit may be refunded upon departure.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 2: Room in house, 10m2

Location: Linköping
Rent: 4200 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet, and garbage disposal). Possibility to include a private own bathroom.
The room is fully furnished with a bed, study desk, bookshelf, and closet. Window facing the south with view at the garden. Bathroom with shower shared with only one person (under agreement, the bathroom can be private for the tenant). Walking distance to the university (1.6 km) Walking distance to Ryd supermarket. Direct bus to the city center. Free access to a modern, fully equipped kitchen and to own laundry room. Free access to garden with fruit trees and flowers (in summer). The room is only for one-person occupancy. 

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 3: Apartment studio, 42m2 (available in August 2023)

Location: Linköping
Rent: 5400 SEK/month (available in August 2023, rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet, and garbage disposal)

Fully furnished private apartment studio within walking distance from LiU. The apartment/studio consists of a very spacious room with a big king-size bed, study desk, bookshelf, big closet, dining table for 4 people, many chairs, an equipped kitchen (with stove, microwave, fridge with freezer, pots, pans, plates, cutlery), and private bathroom and shower. Free access to laundry machines. Pillows and blankets are provided. The price is for the whole apartment! Prefer long-term stays.

Walking distance to Ryd supermarket. Direct bus to the city centre.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 4: Rooms, 7/9m2 (currently not available)

Currently not available.

Location: Hackefors, Linköping
Rent: 2800 SEK/month for the 7m2 room, 3300 SEK/month for the 9m2 room (rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet, TV, and parking)

Two bedrooms, with a shared common room and a nice newly renovated bathroom on the upper floor in a house for rent to one or two people. The kitchen and dining room are on the first floor and are shared with the house owner. There is also a porch and a garden to use.

The total area of the upper floor is 40m2.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 5: Room in house, 10m2

Location: T1, Linköping
Rent: 4800-5000 SEK/month and room (depending on the size of the room, rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet)
Note: Female tenant only

The room is fully furnished. Full access to kitchen, bathroom, laundryroom, cleaning supplies etc. The house is shared with female owner and three other female students.

Note: There is a cat in the house. 

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 6: House, 140m2

Location: 30 km to Linköping University (Campus Valla), 20 min by car. Distance to nearest bus stop is 8 km (direct bus to the University). It is 10 km by car to Rimforsa (local shops and restaurants).
Rent: 10 000 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water, internet, and security alarm)

Furnished 5 room villa outside Linköping in a very nice rural environment with good possibilities for hiking, cyckling, fishing etc.

There is also a garage on the property.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 7: Overnight room in apartment, 10m2

Location: Lambohov, Linköping
Rent: 260 EUR (as overnight/commuter apartment Monday-Friday)

Furnished room in a four bedroom apartment, equipped with a bed (bring own bed sheets), study desk, a bookshelf, and a wardrobe. Bathroom and kitchen is shared with one other person. Access to a fully equipped kitchen. Note: the room is for one person occupancy!
Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 8: Apartment 101m2

Location: Linköping
Rent: 8500 SEK/month (rent includes water and internet)

Furnished apartment in Linköping, located close to the University Hospital and about 3.5 km from Campus Valla. The apartment is big, 101m2, with 4 rooms. It will be partially furnished, in consultation with the landlord. The apartment is located on the 1st floor and the building has an elevator.
Water and internet are included in the rent, but not electricity.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 9: Townhouse 110 m2

Location: Vimanshäll, Linköping
Rent: 12 000 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet)
Available: 30 September 2022 - 21 January 2023

A fully furnished three-story townhouse close to the city centre. The house has five rooms, a kitchen and a big balcony to the south. Parking adjacent to the house. Several bus options to campus Valla (25 min.). Walking distance to Berga supermarket. We welcome caring, responsible, non-smoking and pet-free tenants.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 10: House 141 m2

Location: Harvestad, Linköping
Rent: 19000 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet)
Available: Between August 2022 - August 2023

In this furnished house you live close to nature and green areas, but also have the city within easy reach via good communications. The house was built in 2018 and is exclusive, modern and well-planned with an easy-care plot, stone-paved terrace, outdoor furniture, barbecue and a lovely roof terrace of about 20 sqm where the sun is present all day/evening. Last year we a greenhouse was where you eat and socialise from March - October. There are three bedrooms, a living room both upstairs and downstairs (downstairs including base stove) two bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, and a laundry room with modern machines. The driveway has space for two cars, including a charging box for an electric car. Within a short distance, there is a well-stocked grocery store, pizzeria, and other shops. A golf club and gym are also close by. The garage is not available, but there is a storage/ hobby room with wardrobes.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 11: Apartment 60 m2 (available at beginning of 2023)

Location: Tannefors, Linköping 
Rent: 5500 SEK/month (rent includes wifi, electricity, and water)
Availability: Beginning of 2023
A fully furnished basement floor with a separate entrance, kitchen and bathroom. The living area is large (50m2) and the kitchen is 10m2. The villa has a nice garden and is situated near the beautiful walk along Stångån (river), 2 km from the hospital and 1 km from the city centre. Tannefors has all conveniences within a short distance. Bedsheets and towels can be provided. Your landlords are a middle-aged couple who speak Swedish, English, Turkish and Mongolian. 

 

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 12: Room in apartment 15 m2

Location: Lambohov, Linköping 
Rent: 3000 SEK/month (rent includes wifi, heating, electricity, and water)

Walking distance to Campus Valla. Own laundry, patio, large balcony.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 13: House 200 m2

Location: Gottfridsberg, Linköping 
Rent: 25000 SEK/month
Available from 23 September 2022 until 31 May 2024, a possible extension for one additional year.

The two-storey house, with a living area and five bedrooms, a kitchen, one large living room, one family room, hall/TV-room, entry hall, one bathroom, two toilets, laundry
room, and utility room. The house has an energy-efficient heat pump system.
Linköping city centre is 2,5 km away, takes around 10 minutes by bike or 30 minutes walking. Several smaller food stores are nearby within 15 minutes walk, and the large malls are just 5 minutes by car. Both Campus Valla and Campus US are within 5-10 minutes away by car, or 10-20 minutes by bike.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 14: Apartment 136 m2

Location: Lektorshagen, Linköping
Rent: 17000 SEK/ month (rent includes water, heating, cable-TV, parking space)
Available: 15 September and onwards

Five-room apartment located on the second floor. The apartment has been carefully renovated with well-preserved details and has windows facing all four directions. It has a large kitchen with room for a table, three bedrooms, a living room a dining room, one bathroom with a shower and a guest bathroom. A storage room in the basement is included and a parking space with a charger for electric cars. You will have access to a garden with a seating area as well as a balcony and a room for bike storage. You will also have access to washing machines and a dryer free of charge. Access to the train and bus station is within easy reach. 

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 15: Apartment 63,3 m2

Location: Vikingstad, Linköping (good commuting possibilities)
Rent: 6000 SEK/month (electricity and heating not included in this price. Internet (fiberoptic, 200 mbit) is included).
The apartment is furnished and glasses, cutlery, and cooking utensils are included, as well as a parking space.


7-10 min walk to the train station, where the local commuting train to Linköping and Norrköping stops, there is also a bus that passes by Mjärdevi, Campus Valla and the university hospital. Supermarket in the area as well as two restaurants and hairdressers. Vikingstad is a calm and safe area, with a jogging track, a local sports association, and a 50-meter heated outdoor pool during summertime.
The outside area has to be kept tidy, but with some flexibility.
Looking for a caring long-time renter that does not smoke and is pet-free. 12 km bike path, a place to store a bike with a lock and cold storage.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 16: Townhouse 116 m2 

Location: Rambodal/Smedby, Norrköping
Rent: 14000 SEK/month (rent includes electricity, water, heating, cable-TV, and WI-FI)
Available: 30 October 2022 - 22 December 2022

Two-storey townhouse near the forest, exercise track and meadows.

5 rooms divided into 3 bedrooms, living room with TV, family room with TV, two dining areas, kitchen with all amenities such as dishwasher and microwave, 2 bathrooms with shower, washing machine and dryer, patio/balcony, parking space included. Near the bus stop with only about 10 minutes to town. Fully furnished with everything needed. Bed linen and towels are included.
Perfect for 2-4 people to share. The accommodation is handed over clean and tidy and it is the tenants' responsibility to return it the same.
Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 17: Room 18 m2

Location: Norrköping
Rent: 5500 SEK/month
Available: 1 December 2022

Furnished room to rent for long stays in a stately 110 years old building, close to Strömmen river in Norrköping, 5 min. from the train central station and 10 min. LIU´Campus. The large room with 3 m high ceiling includes library, TV, free wifi, writing desk, bed, private toilet, access to shower and kitchen facilities, free access to laundry room, access to bike parking in a locked space and has elevator.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 18: Apartment 58 m2

Location: Norrköping
Rent: 8200 SEK/month (rent includes furniture, electricity, internet)
Available: 1 November 2022 - 30 April 2023.

Apartment in central Norrköping. Open living room, and a large kitchen. One smaller bedroom.
No pets allowed, and no smoking. 

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 19: Guest house 31 m2

Location: Ljungsbro, outside Linköping
Rent: Around 7000 SEK/month with one month's rent paid in advance (furniture, towels and bed linen, internet, parking and washing facilities are included in the rent)

31 m2 guest house with one room, bathroom, sauna, and fireplace.  Located in Ljungsbro 15 kilometres outside of Linköping. Available for up to six months or longer for the right tenant. Kitchen-ware, electricity and heating is not included.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 20: Room 10 m2

Location: Linköping
Rent: 4000 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water, wifi)

Three rooms are available.
A five-room flat in an old house close to Linköping centre. The owner lives in the flat. Each tenant has their own furnished bedroom/study (bedlinen included). The common areas are shared. The house has a fully equipped kitchen, living room, two bathrooms and a large garden. Walking distance to the hospital, and frequent direct buses to Campus Valla (or 15 min. by bike).

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 21: House 162 m2

Location: Sturefors, Linköping 
Rent: 14000 SEK/month. The rent is exclusive of operating costs (e.g., electricity, heating and water) as well as furnishing.

One-story house with basement situated in family friendly Sturefors, close to nature, preschools and compulsory school, a convenience store and with good public transport into the city and LiU. The house has a living room, two bedrooms, a kitchen, entry hall, one bathroom, a conservatory and patio, basement with laundry room, toilet and room for storage, a garage, driveway with room for two cars, and a garden with a guest house.
The house is available to rent furnished or unfurnished upon agreement for 10-12 months from mid-January 2023 and onwards. As tenant, you pay for the operating costs of the house, i.e., electricity, heating, water, garbage disposal, as well as home insurance and internet. One month’s rent is paid in advance as deposit and refunded upon departure. Smoking is not allowed.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 22: House 200 m2

Location: Hjulsbro, Linköping
Rent: 25000 SEK/month. The house is unfurnished. Alarm system included.

Detached villa on a corner plot in Hjulsbro for rent. Paved patio and large, secluded garden with play-friendly lawn. The total area of the house is almost 240 sqm (118 + 118 sqm) and is perfect for a family with children.
The ground floor has three large bedrooms, a kitchen and a living room with a fireplace. The basement comprises a large recreation room with a fireplace, storage, guest room/office, laundry room, sauna and hobby room.
The house consists of three toilets, two showers and bath options, and an independent garage and storage.
There is geothermal heating.
12 months or longer with the possibility of an extension. The house is available at short notice, but the moving-in date is flexible.
The house is only rented out to a person(s) with a solid financial background, a reference and financial statement check will be done.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 23: Apartment 32 m2

Location: Linköping
Rent: 5500 SEK/month (rent includes wifi, electricity and heating)

Apartment with a big kitchen with all necessities included, bathroom with shower and storage, living room with couch, tv and a big bed. An apartment with many extras that will guarantee you a comfortable stay. Within close proximity to Campus Valla and Linköping city centre.

A washing machine is available in the basement.

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 24: Room 10-15 m2

Location: T1/Valla - Linköping
Rent: 4300-4800 SEK/month (different size rooms). Rent includes water, heating, electricity, wifi.

The rooms, of 10-15 m2 each, are located in a high-standard townhouse in a good location, only 5 minutes by bike to both campuses in Linköping. The rooms are fully furnished (also including a spare fridge and freezer), with access to a shared kitchen, bathroom and laundry room. A cat also resides in the house.

Only female applicants!

Campus Norrköping.
Kopparhamnen at Campus Norrköping. Anna Nilsen

Object ID 25: Villa 135 m2

Location: Ljungsbro, Linköping
Rent: 23000 SEK/month (rent includes water, wifi, garbage collection fee)
Available from 1 February 2023 to 31 January 2025. Can be rented out unfurnished or furnished.

Newly built two-story villa with optimal floor plan that provides four bedrooms.
Welcoming entrance with clinker floor. Open floor plan that joins the kitchen, dining area and living room. In the kitchen is a a fully integrated fridge, freezer and induction hob with free-hanging hood. The dining area has large windows and patio doors.
Fully tiled shower room which is equipped with a toilet, shower with shower wall and overhead shower, sink in commode with associated mirror with recessed lighting. Is equipped with a washing machine and dryer.

Good-to-know Show/Hide content