Newcomers - a warm welcome to Skellefteå!

One of Skellefteå’s main advantages is that you have more time and less stress. The wide range of housing options and the short commutes simply make life easier. In Skellefteå you can live safely and comfortably but also explore new dreams.

The jobs are in Skellefteå

Welcome home!

Skellefteå is flourishing and we need you and your skills. With several thousand jobs becoming available and Sweden's lowest unemployment rates, there are attractive jobs in whatever industry you are active in!

Welcome home to Sweden's best job market!

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My Hometown

Maybe you feel it. What we have here. The simplicity. The convenience but at the same time the grandeur. Somewhere to live and to experience life. A place with cohesion, fighting spirit and great ideas. This is our hometown!

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Stories from Skellefteå!

Read the latest articles about Skellefteå and the people who make Skellefteå the place it is.

  • Life in the forest is an art

    Living in a forest cabin without electricity, water and sewage all year round certainly makes Sara Forsström stand out from the crowd. - "I have always worked from nature and now I am also living my dream by living in it," says the Skellefteå-based artist.

  • Parenting and music - in sweet harmony?

    Five beautifully singing Skellefteå dads have charmed the music world. We know that Dad Harmony knows their voices. But what are they really like as fathers? And how do they combine the life of a musician with pick-up, drop-off and bedtime stories?

  • Christmas, Christmas, sweet Christmas?

    Is there a more convivial time than Christmas? It probably depends on who you ask. In fact, it is likely to be associated with trauma in Karsträsk. Here are three Christmas events in Skellefteå that challenge the prevailing image of the holiday.

  • New rail reveals traces of the past

    In a few years, the rails of the Norrbotten Line will cross forests and marshes in Skellefteå municipality. But what is hidden along the route? What human activities have taken place there over the years? Before a new rail is laid, old tracks must be examined.

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Something interesting always happens here, both for big and small.

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