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Hvilan SFI - part of Folkhögskolan Hvilan

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The Swedish for Immigrants (SFI) course is provided for people who have recently arrived in Sweden and are in possession of a residence permit. The aim is for you to have a basic knowledge of Swedish after completing the course.15 hours of teaching are provided each week. You can choose whether you want to study at home, during the day or in the evening, depending on the municipality where you live. You will also learn how Sweden works. For instance, we will be looking at topics such as ‘how does Sweden’s democracy work?’ and ‘is parental benefit available to me?’. You will receive a grade after each completed course.
More information on what the course involves can be viewed here in your native language.

Adult education colleges in Sweden provide adults with opportunities for further study. If you wish, you have the opportunity to continue your studies at Folkhögskolan Hvilan. Maybe you need to supplement your educational background? If so, you can pursue General course, Basic, 1-2 years in Åkarp or Lund.

If you have graduated from upper secondary school and wish to continue your studies at university, college or vocational college, you can pursue General course, Preparation for higher education, 1-2 years (semi-remote) in Lund.

Who can pursue our SFI courses?

According to the Swedish Education Act, anyone who is resident in Sweden and does not have a basic knowledge of the language is allowed to study Swedish for Immigrants. If you wish, you are also entitled to study at an adult education college if you notify the municipality in which you live. Hvilan SFI - part of Folkhögskolan Hvilan - has sites in Åkarp and Lund, and we work in cooperation with the municipalities of Lund, Burlöv and Staffanstorp.

You are welcome to contact LundaVälkomsten if you want to study SFI and live in the municipality of Lund. Find out more here about how, when and where.

You are welcome to contact the local authority if you want to study SFI and live in the municipality of Staffanstorp. Find out more here about how, when and where.

If you want to study SFI and live in the municipality of Burlöv, please contact us by sending an email to Den här e-postadressen skyddas mot spambots. Du måste tillåta JavaScript för att se den..

If you live in another municipality, contact the student advisor at your local authority and tell them that you want to study at Hvilan SFI, or contact Den här e-postadressen skyddas mot spambots. Du måste tillåta JavaScript för att se den..

Find out more about our study programmes

When do I start?

You will be notified of where and when the course starts as soon as your application has been approved by the local authority.

What happens next?

When you have completed and passed the course, you will receive your course certificate and SFI certificate so that you can go on to study or work.

Our cooperation

Folkhögskolan Hvilan is the accountable authority and organiser, conducts its study programmes on the basis of the Regulation concerning State Grants for Public Education (2015:218) and has the right to issue grades for SFI on the basis of the Swedish Education Act (2010:800). We work in partnership with Studieförbundet Folkuniversitetet, which has well-trained teaching staff and modern facilities, for some of our SFI study programmes in Lund.

Our headteachers

Eduardo Gran Villanueva Contreras, Head of College/headteacher for SFI, Den här e-postadressen skyddas mot spambots. Du måste tillåta JavaScript för att se den.
Jorun Koca Jakobsson, Deputy Headteacher for SFI, Den här e-postadressen skyddas mot spambots. Du måste tillåta JavaScript för att se den.

For more information, please contact Den här e-postadressen skyddas mot spambots. Du måste tillåta JavaScript för att se den.

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