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.

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Read inspiring stories of people who live and work here.

  • Tobias was attracted by the developments in Skellefteå

    Civil engineer Tobias Tonvall was faced with a life choice: should he stay in his home town of Luleå or move? Thanks to an advertisement from the consulting company Etteplan, all the pieces of the puzzle fell into place. The company works actively to recruit from outside and notices a great interest in Skellefteå.

  • 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.

  • International expertise part of Altio's natural growth

    The region's high demand for technology and process skills with a focus on innovation and sustainability attracted Hossein Ali Pour, 33, to Skellefteå. He now works at the forefront of the green transition through a stimulating hydrogen project as a consultant at Altio. - I see a promising future here in Skellefteå, says Hossein.

  • 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.

  • Senior Square - bingo for healthy aging

    How can you age in a healthy and independent way? Seniortorg Skellefteå wants to help answer this question. It offers everything from lectures and guidance to exercise bingo.