English Education

Skellefteå is growing rapidly and billions of SEK worth of investments in new industries make this place an international focal point. People from all over the world come to Skellefteå to live and work and English-medium instruction is offered here for all ages and levels. English-medium instruction also provides an opportunity for Skellefteå residents who want to create a linguistic basis to use in, for example, studies or work abroad.

For accompanying children and adolescents, Skellefteå offers both primary and secondary school education where English is the language of instruction. In addition, English-medium university studies are offered in some of the fields where Skellefteå has an internationally strong position.

The International English School

At Internationella Engelska Skolan (the International English School) in Skellefteå, for children ages 5-16, the majority of teaching is conducted in English, and the school has a large proportion of teachers who are native speakers of English.

(IB)s Diploma programme Anderstorp

Anderstorps gymnasium offers English-medium instruction to students following the Humanities study stream and the Science study stream. This English-medium programme is offered both for people who have moved to Skellefteå from other countries and for Swedish students with international ambitions.

The Citizen School

Medborgarskolan (the Citizen School) in Skellefteå offers courses in English at regular intervals, both for beginners and at advanced level. Information about when the courses are offered can be found at Medborgarskolans website.

International student at Campus Skellefteå

Through Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University, Campus Skellefteå offers university courses in English in some of Skellefteå's high-profile fields. This includes everything from computer game development and wood technology to mechanical engineering and sustainable computer communication.

The Sitizen School

Medborgarskolan (the Citizen School) in Skellefteå offers courses in English at regular intervals, both for beginners and at advanced level. Information about when the courses are offered can be found at Medborgarskolan's website.

International student at Campus Skellefteå

Through Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University, Campus Skellefteå offers university courses in English in some of Skellefteå's high-profile fields. This includes everything from computer game development and wood technology to mechanical engineering and sustainable computer communication.

The International English School

At Internationella Engelska Skolan (the International English School) in Skellefteå, for children ages 5-16, the majority of teaching is conducted in English, and the school has a large proportion of teachers who are native speakers of English.

(IB)s Diploma programme Anderstorp

Anderstorps gymnasium offers English-medium instruction to students following the Humanities study stream and the Science study stream. This English-medium programme is offered both for people who have moved to Skellefteå from other countries and for Swedish students with international ambitions.

Stories from Skellefteå

  • Anderstorpsgymnasium is opening an English-medium diploma programme

    In autumn 2022, we will introduce an international, university-preparatory upper secondary school education programme in Skellefteå. Anderstorpsgymnasium (Anderstorp Upper Secondary School) has become a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programme and the aim is for the school to achieve the designation of IB school in 2023.

    Familj på fika
  • Where crazy ideas become success stories

    How could Skråmträsk, of all places, become the filming location for something as thrilling as a horror movie? The village is a magnet for families with children and cozy café visits, and virtually every other farmhouse is occupied by a skilled traditional craftsman. We paid a visit to a charming hamlet that never ceases to amaze.

    Familj på fika
  • Fredrik and Frida moved back home to build their career and family

    Fredrik Johansson and Frida Viksten both graduated Uppsala – then they moved right back home to Skellefteå. “That was the plan from the start. We wanted an adventure but we also realized that we might as well start our careers in Skellefteå and live in a family-friendly city,” says Fredrik.

  • This is a place where dreams come true

    How do you attract aspiring entrepreneurs with an idea? Skellefteå is home to the unique support organization SmartUp, which supports idea creators – whether the dream was born around a dinner table in Skellefteå or in a workshop in Aleppo, Syria. We met Jenny Moberg and Therese Johansson, who have been nominated for SmartUp of the Year, and Mohamad Sassila, who is living his dream.

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11 October 2022

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