Migration & extensions


As a rapidly aging workforce retires, the government is predicting more labor shortages by 2014.

Sweden has relaxed migration rules in the recent past and several policies to make Swedish immigration more
attractive. The rules are currently under consideration at the Swedish Parliament. The World Economic Forum
2010–2011 competitiveness index ranks Sweden the 2nd most competitive economy in the world.

Student will be allowed an extra six months after completion of education in order to establish themselves either in industry or further education leading to a PhD.Moreover there are plenty of options for extension of resident permit after completion of one year of study in Sweden; upto 4 more years.

International students will be insured by Swedish Government if enrolled in degree  programmes with more than one year of duration. Student union of
each university annually arranges career fairs in which around hundreds of companies take part.