The city that makes room for ideas!
Skellefteå is an entrepreneurial place abounding in cultural activities, from theatre to hockey to events at the world-renowned Sara Sara Kulturhus, with outdoor adventures awaiting just outside the city limits. From wild salmon fishing on the Byske River, a relaxing evening at the gorgeous rooftop Vana Spa with mile-wide views of the starry sky, or mountain biking through the winding forest of northern Sweden in one of Scandinavia’s largest bike parks, Skellefteå has something for everyone.
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Where dreams & ideas come to life!
Skellefteå is a rapidly growing city gaining global recognition. Voted by Time as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2022 and selected by Northvolt for one of Europe’s largest EV battery factories, Skellefteå is quickly becoming the destination of choice for creative talent from all over the world. With a culture that encourages entrepreneurs to realize their ambitions, Skellefteå is a city that helps you bring your dreams to life!
Epic adventures & experiences
Roger Stighäll - Global Impact from the Center of Skellefteå.By Skellefteå
Roger is the mangaging partner of the world-renowned creative agency, North Kingdom, located in the center of Skellefteå. With clients including Disney, Netflix, and Google, learn why Roger chose Skellefteå as the home base for his international creations.READ MORE
Cristina Lindberg Ghimpu – Empowering International Talent Through Expat & FreindsBy Skellefteå
Cristina has enjoyed an international career as a lawyer, with locations including Romania, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Italy. Learn why she has chosen Skellefteå as the place to call home, and how she helps empower talent from all over the world.READ MORE
Progressive sustainability at its core.
The destination of choice for creative talent.
With its strong and undeniable entrepreneurial roots, Skellefteå has created a unique environment where brave innovators inspire each other to achieve successes that continuously amaze the outside world. Join the exciting business community of Skellefteå today!
Want to take the leap?
Ready to make Skellefteå your home?
Skellefteå it is the perfect blend of coast, forest, and city life. In this exciting new era of the green industrial revolution, we are looking for talent from all over the world to lead us in our transition to a truly international city!
You may have heard of the “15-minute city” – the new concept, popularized in Paris, that seeks to make all of life’s essentials accessible only minutes from your doorstep. In the Swedish Arctic, our cities were built around this concept, long before it was popular to do so! We pride ourselves on our sustainable cities, where you can oftentimes walk to your destination faster than you can drive. A life in northern Sweden is a life free of the tedium of long commutes. Our residents get to enjoy incredible career opportunities that are minutes from our schools, mountain biking trails, ski slopes, and beaches. In the Swedish Arctic, we promise you an unmatched quality of life!
The heart of the
The city that is proud to be different
The arctic capital of Swedish Lapland
The heart of the green revolution
Small town charm.
The Pearl of Norrbotten
The city reinventing steel