Links

For further links please refer to the portal www.sweden.se.

Culture Net
www.kultur.nu/
A collection of Swedish cultural links on the Internet

Libris Websearch
http://libris.kb.se/
Libris websearch is the collective name for several bibliographic services offered on the Internet. The most important is the Libris database, with more than three million titles representing the holdings of about 180 Swedish libraries.

Nobel Foundation
www.nobel.se
Information about the Nobel Prizes, the Nobel laureates and their discoveries, as well as information about  the donor, Alfred Nobel, and the Nobel Foundation.

Royal Library
http://www.kb.se/hjalp/english/
The Royal Library is a central library authority with responsibility for co-ordinating the Swedish research libraries. It collects, describes, preserves, and makes available all Swedish printed materials and publications.

Scandinavian Design
www.scandinaviandesign.com/
A site dedicated to Scandinavian Design, which is seen internationally as a classic expression of simple and solid elegance.

Scandinavian Stuff
www.scandinavianstuff.com
A site where you can purchase things you have longed for: gifts, new Swedish health products and functional design - things that you normally only can get in Sweden. Now also the official wedding series is available - part of the revenue from the products will go to The Crown Princess Wedding foundation.

Stockholm New
www.stockholmnew.com
A magazine presenting contemporary Stockholm and Sweden to an international audience. Nature, design, fashion, architecture and music are all featured.

Swedish Academy
http://www.svenskaakademien.se/en
The Academy was founded in 1786 with the aim of encouraging the development of Swedish language and literature.

Swedish Film Institute
http://www.sfi.se/en-GB/
The central organisation of Swedish Cinema with the task of supporting the production and the distribution of Swedish quality films.

Swedish Music Festival
http://www.musikfestivaler.se/en
The official guide to 35 Swedish music festivals celebrated all over Sweden.

Swedish Music Information Center
http://www.mic.se/avd/mic/prod/micv6eng.nsf/docsbycodename/start
Information and documentation centre for 20th century Swedish music, with information about composers and their music as well as copies of Swedish works in manuscript.

Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs
www.kur.se
The council is responsible for implementing national cultural policy determined by government and parliament.

Swedish Society of Crafts and Design
http://www.svenskform.se/en
The world's oldest design society, functions as an opinionmaker and promoter of knowledge in the field of both industrial design and applied art.

Economy & Trade

Bank of Sweden
www.riksbank.com/
The oldest central bank in the world (est. in 1668). It is responsible for Sweden's monetary policy and exchange rate policy.

Board of Customs
http://www.tullverket.se/

Economic and Financial data for Sweden
www.riksbank.com/swedishstat
Data presented on this website, including links to the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board's data, will be updated as soon new statistics are available.

Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
http://www.svensktnaringsliv.se/english/
The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise represents approximately 46 000 large and small member companies in Sweden which are organized in 52 sector and employer associations.

The Swedish Trade and Invest Council
http://www.business-sweden.se/en/
A government agency which provides information and contact services for foreign investors evaluating opportunities in Sweden.

National Board of Trade
http://www.kommers.se/In-English/
An independent governmental agency and the central administrative body in Sweden dealing with foreign trade and trade policy.

National Institute of Economic Research
http://www.konj.se/698.html
A research organization whose principal functions are to monitor and analyze economic developments, to prepare forecasts of the Swedish economy and to carry out associated research.

National Tax Board
http://www.skatteverket.se/
Information about the Swedish tax system, elections, national registration, and work permits.

OM Stockholm Stock Exchange
www.omgroup.com
Information from the OM Stockholm Stock Exchange with statistics and trading figures.

Swedish Chambers of Commerce
http://www.cci.se/en/start/
The twelve Swedish Chambers of Commerce represent 10 000 businesses of all sizes in all sectors of the economy. All accredited Chambers provide services to their members.

Swedish Export Credit
http://www.ekn.se/en/
EKN, the Swedish Export Credits Guarantee Board, is an agency of the Swedish government with an important purpose: Our mandate is to help Swedish companies become more competitive abroad. We do so by offering companies guarantees that amongst other things protect against the risk of credit loss abroad.

Swedish Federation of Trade
http://www.svenskhandel.se/In-English/
The Swedish Federation of Trade is the principal organization in Sweden for importers, wholesalers, suppliers and retailers.

Swedish Trade Council
http://www.business-sweden.se/en/
A gateway to Swedish business and trade with information about Swedish companies and business sectors.

Education & Research

National Agency for Education
http://www.skolverket.se/om-skolverket/in_english
The main task of the agency is to oversee Swedish schools and nursery schools and to work actively to ensure that national objectives for childcare and the school system are achieved.

National Agency for Higher Education
www.hsv.se/english/
A central authority for matters concerning institutions of higher education.

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
http://www.kva.se/en/
An independent, non-governmental organisation whose major goals are to promote research in mathematics and the natural sciences.

Swedish Council for Planning and Co-ordination of Research
http://www.vr.se/inenglish.4.12fff4451215cbd83e4800015152.html
The Council initiates and supports research of special importance to society.

General information

Statistics Sweden
www.scb.se/eng/index.asp
One of the oldest as well as of the most modern national statistical offices in the world. It provides current statistics from most sectors of Swedish society.

Swedish Institute
http://www.si.se/English/
The Swedish Institute is a public agency entrusted with disseminating knowledge about Sweden to the outside world and arranging exchanges with other countries in the fields of culture, education, research and other sectors of public life.

News & Media

Dagens Nyheter
www.dn.se
Swedish daily newspaper.

Nordicom
http://www.nordicom.gu.se/eng.php?portal=&main=
The Nordic Information Center for Media and Communication Research documents mediatrends and publishes comparative media statistics.

Radio Sweden
http://sverigesradio.se/
Radio Sweden broadcasts in 9 languages for the major immigrant groups in Sweden and to the world via short wave, satellite, local relays, and over the Internet.

Svenska Dagbladet
www.svd.se
Swedish daily newspaper.

Swedish Newspaper Publishers' Association
www.tu.se
The association is a trade and employers' organization for newspaper publishers and other companies in the media industry.

Swedish Public Television
http://svt.se/

TV4
www.tv4.se

Politics & Government

Government of Sweden
http://www.government.se/
Current Information on government policies and statistics from each ministry.

Royal Court of Sweden
http://www.kungahuset.se/royalcourt
Information about the monarchy in Sweden, the Royal family and the Royal palaces.

The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR)
http://english.skl.se/
The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR)  main objective is to safeguard the interests of Swedish local and regional authorities.

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