16 - 19 OctoberStockholm

On 16-19 of October the Swedish Institute invites you to participate in a visitors’ programme focused on building a sustainable society.

Topics covered

- How Sweden works? Swedish model, large public sector, trust-based society

- Swedish Management

- Trippel Helix - How does the public sector interact with the private sector? Who are the intermediaries?  And where is the innovative space?

- Live cases/site visits

The programme may be submitted to some changes.

Nomination and selection process
By registering here you will be on the nomination list for the programme. The number of attendees is limited to 15 people, and the final selection is made by the Swedish Institute. Last day for registration is 11 September. 
Selected participants will be notified on 15 September if they are eligible to attend the programme.

Costs related to the programme  
The Swedish Institute will cover costs for local travels in Sweden, accommodation during the programme, and meals included in the programme. Please note that travel to and from Sweden and any travel undertaken in the participants’ own countries will not be reimbursed by the Swedish Institute, nor will the Swedish Institute fund expense allowances. Participants will be insured during their stay in Sweden under the coverage provided by the Swedish Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency.

Target group
The target group comprises foreign decision-makers, researchers and business professionals. The goal of the Swedish Institute business is intensified dialogue, greater knowledge exchange and broader lasting and reciprocal relationships between international decision-makers and Swedish industry, government agencies, academia, start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Countries eligible for registration
Algeria, Angola, Brazil,  Colombia, China, Egypt, Germany, Great Britain, India,
Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, Qatar, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and the United States

Upcoming programmes 2017: 
3 – 7 Sept: Technology and digitalisation
20 – 24 Nov: Sustainability and environment

The Swedish Institute covers costs for local transportation in Sweden, accommodation, and meals included in the programme. The participants will also be insured against acute illness and accident during their stay in Sweden.

Please note that no per diem will be paid, nor will SI cover costs associated with the visa application, travel costs to and from Sweden or local travel in the participants’ own country.


Organised by

Swedish Institute @SweInstitute

The Swedish Institute is a public agency with a staff of approximately 140 employees, with offices in Stockholm and Paris. Our commitment is to gain knowledge and understanding of different cultures, their people, and to promote Sweden and Swedish issues globally.

Pictures by: Aline Lessner, Hans-Olof Utsi, Melker Dahstrand, Sofia Sabel and Maskot Information.