The Go-to Resource for Japanese Jobs in Sweden

This list was curated by Annabella Jankowski (LinkedIn).

Table of Contents (updated: 4/2021)

  • Job Related Sources
  • General/Visa Information 
  • Cultural Organizations 
  • Japanese Language Sources
  • Other

If you want to work specifically in Japan, don’t forget to check out the Japan Resources page. 

Regardless of the country you want to live in, be sure to see the Online Resources page for informative websites, YouTube channels, podcasts, apps, and more!


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Job Related Sources 

  • Vilse I Japan- Website in Swedish that provides information on working and finding a job in Japan and Japanese culture. 
  • GoXplore Sweden- Website in Swedish dedicated to providing information on working and traveling to Japan. 
  • Go! Go! Nihon-  Website that provides information on studying and working in Japan, as well as Japanese culture and life in Japan.

General/Visa Information 

Cultural Organizations 

  • Sweden-Japan Foundation– Website dedicated to the Sweden-Japan Foundation, which provides information and resources for Swedish people interested in Japanese culture and society. 
  • Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation- Website geared towards providing grants and aid to individuals living in Scandinavian countries, including Sweden. 
  • SWEA Japan- Website dedicated to the Swedish Women’s Educational Association and how it pertains to Japan, such as Swedish women working and living in Japan. 

Language Sources

  • World Dive- Website that offers Japanese lessons online to Swedish speakers. 
  • Goethe-Verlag- Looking to learn Japanese online? This website offers free lessons and vocabulary lists for Swedish speakers. 
  • Medborgarskolan- Website that offers lessons for Japanese learners who speak Swedish. 
  • Go!Go! Nihon Japanese Learning App List- Interested in learning Japanese from your phone? This list has an array of helpful apps for Swedish speakers to learn Japanese from their fingertips.  


  • Daniel Jacobson- Swedish blogger working and living in Japan that chronicles a wide array of life experiences in Japan and accounts of language and culture. 
  • JosekoSwedish blogger chronicling their experience working and living in Japan. 
  • boobooSKI- Website in Swedish that provides resources and opportunities for those looking to work at a resort in Japan. 
  • The Fish Slappee- Swedish YouTuber who makes content comparing living in Sweden and Japan. 

Be sure to reach out to Annabella Jankowski on LinkedIn. If you have any other suggestions to be added to this list, please submit them here.

Don’t forget to check out the other Resource pages, too! The Japan page is all about working in Japan. The Online Resource page is all about culture, language and job search tips, regardless of your home country.

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