The Swedish language
Proficiency in the Swedish language is an important condition for obtaining a Swedish licence and being able to establish oneself on the labour market.
PLUS Intro - Swedish language training
Region Västra Götaland operates PLUS Intro, a language training course in professional Swedish with a healthcare introduction for newly arrived doctors and nurses. The aim of the training is that the participants reach language proficiency level C1. As a participant in PLUS Intro, you receive an introduction to Swedish healthcare as well as support in the process towards a Swedish licence. You are welcome to read more about and send in your application. Courses currently start twice a year, in January and August.
There are various language requirements to take into account. For more information, visit the websites below.
The National Board of Health and Welfare
Apply for a licence - Legitimation (socialstyrelsen.se)
C1-test at Folkuniversitetet
Language examinations - Folkuniversitetet
Swedish as a Foreign Language 3
Komvuxutbildning inom svenska (komvuxutbildningar.se)
TISUS - Test in Swedish for higher education studies
Education - Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism (su.se)
About the Swedish language
Startsida - Svenska språket