Questions and answers

Skellefteå municipality has an establishment service for those who want to move all or part of their business to our municipality. We can, for example, help you with customised information, arrange visit programmes, help you find a suitable location, coordinate information from the municipality and local partners during your establishment journey and share our network. All questions are OK and the work is done in confidence.

Yes. Region Västerbotten can, as part of the efforts for regional growth, provide grants for, among other things, investments in buildings, machinery, equipment, marketing and innovation development in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. The Enterprise Office can help you with your application.

More information is available on Region Västerbotten's website External link..

Skellefteå municipality has an agreement with Objektvision so all advertisements for vacant plots or premises that have been advertised there can be searched on this website. Skellefteå municipality tries to advertise all available plots on this site as much as possible. (Please note that no plots for private villas are advertised there.) It is free for property owners to advertise on Objektvision so we encourage everyone to use this service. Depending on the type of premises, it may also be worth checking for adverts on Blocket or various Facebook pages.

Contact the Enterprise Office or Land and Development to arrange a no-obligation meeting. We'll look at available sites and discuss which ones are suitable depending on the type of business. Contact the municipality's customer service and you will be put through to the right person, telephone number 0910- 73 50 00, dial 5.

Skellefteå has a good infrastructure that connects the municipality with the world. Skellefteå airport External link. has several daily departures to Stockholm (flight time about 1 hour) and from there further out into the world. There are currently several operators on this route. Soon a direct line to Gdansk will be launched and there are also several charter options with direct flights to various popular tourist destinations. Umeå, Luleå and Arvidsjaur airports are also within 2 hours. The E4 passes through the city and is the main road along the coast. Road 95 runs from Skellefteå to Bodö in Norway. For freight traffic there is the Port of Skellefteå External link. which also has rail connections. Norrbotniabanan External link. is a planned railway between Umeå and Luleå with an extension north to Haparanda. The route can be seen as a northern extension of the existing Botniabanan. The government has made a final decision on the national transport plan for the next ten years. This means that the first phase of the Norrbotnia line between Umeå and Skellefteå will be built in one go.

There are a variety of recruitment and staffing agencies that can help find the right person for the right job.


If you are a business owner and need support and assistance with skills supply issues, the Enterprise Office is your natural contact. Questions can range from training and recruitment to mapping and ideas for skills development.

  • Support and assistance with a focus on skills supply

- Skills mapping and support for skills supply plans
- Recruitment support
- Helping to create:

  • More apprenticeships
  • New training courses and more training places with several training providers
  • General training for different professional categories
  • Developing contract training for local companies
    - Making visible the possibility of a career in Skellefteå
    - Campus development based on business needs

Contact the Business Office for more information. External link.


In Skellefteå there are several recruitment companies that can help you find the right skills. Here is an example of some:

Staffing and recruitment companies:
Adecco External link.
Ghost Competence External link.
Konsultia External link.
Lernia External link.
Proffice External link.
Terminalen Executive Search External link.
Wikan Personnel External link.

You have many different opportunities to develop in Skellefteå. There are two universities, a polytechnic, municipal adult education, folk high schools and study associations. If you are studying at a distance or elsewhere, the Learning Centre might be for you!


At Campus Skellefteå you will find university programmes from both Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University. There are also polytechnic courses, post-secondary vocational courses designed in collaboration with industry.
Read more at Campus Skellefteå


Municipal adult education, VUX, is based at Campus Skellefteå. Within VUX you can study basic primary and secondary school courses and Swedish for immigrants, SFI. There is also special education for adults and education for those with dyslexia.
Read more about Vux.


There are three folk high schools in the municipality of Skellefteå. Medlefors is just west of the city centre, Edelvik in Burträsk and Solvik in Frostkåge. You can study at a folk high school if you are 18 years or older. The folk high school provides flexible study opportunities for adult students. The schools normally give preference to older people and applicants with little previous schooling. Participants with disabilities, immigrants and the unemployed are other priority groups.

Edelvik Folk High School External link.
Medlefors Folk High School External link.
Solvik Folk High School External link.


If you want to study at a distance or via another university in Sweden, you can get support and services through the Learning Centre. Book group rooms and technology etc.
Learning Centre, Campus Skellefteå

Yes. In autumn 2019, the International English School opened a primary school F-9. There will also be an international secondary school in Skellefteå in autumn 2022. The first application period will be between 11/1 - 10/2 2022. More information will follow.

Visit the English School website for more information. External link.

Yes! The availability of renewable energy from the region combined with land in attractive locations makes Skellefteå particularly well suited for electricity-intensive businesses. Contact the Business Office and they can tell you more.


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6 March 2023