Welcome to SFI and courses in the Swedish language for immigrants! SFI provides basic knowledge in Swedish and knowledge about Swedish society. After you have completed the course, you will receive a grade. All courses are free. SFI-Centrum at Hornsgatan 124 is responsible for all information and registration to the sfi-courses.
Who can study SFI?
- You must be registered in the City of Stockholm (the municipality) if you are not a resident you have to contact your municipality.
Check if you are a resident in the City of Stockholm
- You must have a residence permit and you must be at least 16 years old.
- You should have received your full national registration number.
EU / EEA Citizens or citizens of Switzerland
If you are an EU / EEA citizen or citizen of Switzerland you should have a right of residence (for work, studies) and be a resident in Stockholm. Bring your passport (to show citizenship).
All schools can offer lessons for both day and evening hours. The daytime courses typically involve 15-20 hours per week, while evening courses are about 6 hours a week. If you have specific reasons for working certain days of the week, you can be given a customised timetable. Some SFI schools also offer courses at distance. If you study part-time, you can combine your studies with work, training or courses in other subjects.
SFI with vocational training
If you are interested in a profession, SFI has different professional specialisations for occupations such as child care, retail workers or truck drivers. You will find more information about SFI with vocational training under the relevant school. Look under the SFI schools header to the right.
If you already have a university degree from your native country, you can study Swedish for Academics.
Information about SFI in different languages
Arabic – العربية
French – Français
Greek – ελληνικά
Persian – Farsi – فارسی
Polish – Język polski
Russian – русский
Serbian – srpski
Spanish – Español
Swedish – Svenska
Turkish – Türk