Learning Swedish

Doctors trained within the EU/EEA or Switzerland

To be able to get a Swedish licence, you need to have language skills in Swedish, Danish or Norwegian. You can read more about the language requirements here.

The individual professional also has a duty to be familiar with Swedish legislation in your field, so that you are able to practise the profession. This applies both to employees and independent practitioners in the healthcare sector.

Learning Swedish

Language course designed for doctors

There are a few language courses designed exclusively for healthcare staff. SFA-medicin in Södertälje is one of these courses.

Swedish for immigrants (SFI)

Swedish for immigrants (SFI) is organised by the the municipalities. It is required that you have a residence permit and you have to be registered in the municipality. 

Other alternatives

Senast uppdaterad 2016-04-18
Swedish Medical Association:

Phone: +46 8 790 33 00
E-mail: info@slf.se