Useful links when moving to Sweden

We hope that you will enjoy your stay in Stockholm! Browse through the pages below for practical information during your time in Sweden!

Important phone numbers

112 – Emergencies

Call 112 in case of emergencies, such as urgent medical conditions, active crimes or fire. Only call 112 in emergency situations.

114 14 – Non-urgent police matters

Call 114 14 for all non-urgent police matters, such as providing information or reporting crimes that are not ongoing. If calling from abroad or from foreign mobile phones, please call +46 77 114 14 00.

113 13 – Information in case of accidents and crisis

Call 113 13 for information about major accidents and crisis in Sweden. If calling from abroad or from foreign mobile phones, please call +46 77 33 113 13.

1177 – Non-urgent healthcare issues

Call 1177 for non-urgent healthcare issues. Calls are answered by registered nurses 24 hours a day. If you are calling from abroad or from a foreign mobile in Sweden, call +46 771 1177 00.

National crisis preparedness

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)

In Sweden, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency is responsible for helping society prepare for major accidents, crisis and consequences of war. One of their missions is to compile and convey warnings, alerts and emergency information from Swedish authorities to the public. Visit their website for more information about emergency warnings and crisis preparedness. compiles emergency information from the authorities in Swedish and English.

Weather warnings

In Sweden, the government weather agency, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), provides weather forecasts and issues weather warnings. When a weather warning is issued, it means that the weather may pose a risk to people and cause societal disruptions, such as traffic disruptions or power outages. Visit their website for more information.

Swedish news in other languages

On the website of the Swedish Radio, you will get Swedish News in English and other languages.

Public transport

Public transport in Stockholm

The public transport system in the County of Stockholm is run by Stockholm Public Transport (SL) The public transport in Stockholm works well, it is easy to travel within as well as to and from the city center.

Check out this student vlog to be guided on how to get to our accommodation areas from Stockholm city

Transportation to and from the airports

In Stockholm, the airport coaches (Flygbussarna) connects the airports Arlanda, Bromma and Skavsta with the city center. Another option from Arlanda is to take the high-speed train Arlanda Express which will take you to Stockholm Central Station in only 20 minutes.

Check out this student vlog to be guided on how to get to Stockholm City from Arlanda Airport

Other useful links

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