Sfi - Swedish for immigrants
SFI courses are designed for immigrants to give them basic knowledge of the Swedish language. You will learn to speak, read and write in Swedish. You will also practice conversation, in everyday and workplace scenarios. You will receive a grade after completing the course. There is no charge for participating in an SFI course.
SFI (Swedish for Immigrants) living in Lund municipality
– for Swedish residents lacking basic skills and proficiency in Swedish.
Eligibility to participate in SFI
You must have a Swedish personal identity number (in Swedish, personnummer) to participate in SFI. Alternatively, you will be eligible if you have a coordination number (in Swedish, samordningsnummer). You must also be at least 16 years old.
How to sign up
To sign up for an SFI course, please visit the reception desk at: LundaVälkomsten Vux, Mellanvångsvägen 10 C.
Visit the reception desk during our opening hours. It is not possible, nor is it necessary, to book an appointment. Make sure to bring your passport or a valid ID.
If you have any questions, please call our reception at +46 (0)46 359 6088 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our receptionists speak Swedish and English.
Opening hours for LundaVälkomsten Vux
Reception and phone service hours
Monday 1pm – 3pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 11am
Wednesday 1pm – 3pm, 5pm – 7pm
Thursday 1pm – 3pm
You are welcome to visit LundaVälkomsten during our opening hours. Here you will meet our receptionist who will register your visit, thereafter you will receive information and assistance in applying to a SFI course. You will be asked questions in regards to your background, previous work experience and studies for us to be able to make an individual assessment in which path within SFI is best suitable.
Do you already have some previous knowledge in Swedish you will also be able to discuss with a teacher and possibly do a language test to find out at what level of SFI course you should attend.
Study path 1, students attend SFI at Komvux Lund
Study path 2 and 3, students may choose to attend SFI at Komvux Lund or Hvilan SFI (a division of Folkhögskolan Hvilan).
Information about the courses offered at each school is available here:
Hvilan SFI (a division of Folkhögskolan Hvilan).
You may, however, be placed on a waiting list.
Need for special support
If you have a disability and need extra support to participate in SFI, you may notify us of that when you apply for the course. If you have any questions, please call us or send an email.
Visiting address: Lilla Järnåkraskolan, Building C, Mellanvångsvägen 10
Postal address: Lunds skolors resurscentrum, LundaVälkomsten Vux Box 41, 221 00 Lund
Reception: +46 (0)46-359 60 88
Camilla Lantz Jacobsson, Head of LundaVälkomsten
Phone: +46 (0)46-359 46 98