International Staff Support

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LiU welcome 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!

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International Staff Support

Feel free to contact International Staff Support!

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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 and clearly state the object ID of the accommodation you are interested in.

Available accommodation

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.
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)

The room is fully furnished with a bed, study desk, bookshelf, and a closet. Window facing the south, with a view of the garden. Bathroom with shower shared only with one person. Walking distance to the university (1.6 km). Walking distance to Ryd supermarket. Direct bus to the city centre.
Note: the room is only for one-person occupancy. Free access to a modern, fully equipped kitchen. Free access to the garden with fruit trees and flowers (in summer).

Campus Norrköping.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 3: Apartment studio, 42m2 (available in August 2022)

Location: Linköping
Rent: 5200 SEK/month (available in August 2022, 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 big king-size bed, study desk, bookshelf, big closet, dining table for 4 people, many chairs, equipped kitchen (with vitro-ceramic stove, microwave, big fridge with freezer, pots, pans, plates, cutlery, etc etc), and private bathroom and shower. There is also free access to laundry machines. We provide for pillows and blankets. The price is for the whole apartment! Prefer long-term stays.

Walking distance to RYD supermarket. Direct bus to city centre.

Campus Norrköping.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 4: Townhouse 122 m2

Location: Linköping
Rent: 15500 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet)
Available from August 2022 - January 2023.

A furnished and cosy townhouse in close proximity to Campus Valla. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a driveway big enough for 3 cars.

Campus Norrköping.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 5: Rooms in house, 7/9m2

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. Kitchen and dining room is on the first floor and is shared with house owner. There is also a porch and a garden to use.

The total area of the upper floor is 40m2.

Campus Norrköping.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 6: 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.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 7: Room in house, 12m2

Location: Lambohov, Linköping
Rent: 4500 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet)

Semi-furnished room in a house with a nice garden, close to Campus Valla (10mins). Several bus options to both the university and the city centre. The room has its own entrance and a private bathroom. Kitchen is shared with one other person.

Campus Norrköping.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 8: 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.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 9: 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.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 10: 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.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 11: 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.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 12: Fully furnished house

Location: Ekängen, Linköping
Rent: 18000 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet)
Available: Between August 2022 - July 2023

A nice family house in a calm area close to the forest and a lake where you can go swimming in the summer. Buses run frequently from Ekängen and it is possible to cycle on nice cycle paths all the way to town or to the university. The house has four bedrooms upstairs, the grand bedroom also has a balcony. On the ground floor is an open plan with a kitchen, dining area and a living room with a fireplace. A bathroom on each floor, both have showers and one also has a whirlpool tub. The utility room has a laundry machine and a drying cabinet. The house has a nice garden with a big veranda and space for playing and relaxing.

Campus Norrköping.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 13: House 141 m2

Location: Harvestad, Linköping
Rent: 27500 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.
Anna Nilsen

Object ID 14: Apartment 66 m2

Location: Gottfridsberg, Linköping
Rent: 9000 SEK/month (rent includes heating, electricity, water and internet)
Available: Between July 2022 - July 2023

Apartment for rent in Gottfridsberg / Valla in Linköping, for about a year from 4 July 2022. A nice, pleasant and bright apartment, with windows in two directions. One good bedroom, with wardrobes and a beautiful view of the forest that has an amazing sunrise view as well. Big and bright living room that takes in the beautiful afternoon sun and sunset with access to a nice balcony. The apartment has a good bathroom with cabinets and a bathtub. Spacious kitchen with a beautiful view of the forest and two good halls with cabinets and shelves. The university is six minutes on a bicycle or you could take the bus with the bus stop one minute from the accommodation. To rent the apartment the company "Centrumförvaltning" need to sign the contract. 

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Introduction programme Show/Hide content

Introduction programme for international staff

Welcome as LiU co-worker! This introduction 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 short films. You can go through these at your convenience before you arrive in Sweden.





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

Linköping University - our story
Right of residence and residence permit
Social security
About working in Sweden

International staff welcome film

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