Living abroad, working, or studying in another country is always an adventure, and often quite challenging.
We hope these web pages will answer some of the many questions you might have about day-to-day practical matters in your new environment
At the International Researchers & Scholars Office (IRSO) we work strategically & operatively in cooperation with international coordinators at the departments.
IRSO aims to support PhD students, post-docs, visiting scholars and families. We offer general information on settling in Sweden and we also assist the inviting departments.
(Click on the image to open the handbook in a new window)
In the “Handbook for Visiting Staff & Scholarship Holders” you find answers to many practical questions. Inside the handbook you will find bookmarks on the left hand side, which will direct you to information you find most relevant. You are of course also welcome to read the entire handbook or order it from:
We kindly ask you to fill out the form as accurately as possible!
As a registered member of IRSO, you will receive electronic newsletters, information and invitations to participate in IRSO's activities.
You are always welcome to book a meeting according to an agreement. (see contacts in the right hand column!)
Room 253A and 249, Byrålogen, Paradisgatan 5C, Lund.
IRSO, Box 117
221 00 Lund.
IRSO Office (map - new window)
Human Resources Advisor
Phone: 046-222 71 51
Phone: 046-222 01 75