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. 

LundaVälkomsten Vux

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 lundavalkomstenvux@lund.se. Our receptionists speak Swedish and English.

Summer Opening hours

LundaVälkomsten will not be open on Wednesday evenings between 26th of June and 7th of  August. Next late opening will be 14th of August.

Opening hours for LundaVälkomsten Vux

Reception and phone service hours 
Monday 1 pm –3pm 
Tuesday 8.30am – 11am
Wednesday 1pm – 3pm, 5pm – 7pm
Thursday 1pm – 3pm
Friday: CLOSED

LundaVälkomsten is closed 21 August.

SFI –Application

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.

Selecting schools

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:

Komvux Lund SFI

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
+46 (0)46-359 46 98

Email: lundavalkomstenvux@lund.se.




Komvux i Lund

Glimmervägen 12
224 78 Lund

046-359 71 00

Måndag-fredag: 10:15 - 11:15

Öppettider för receptionen:
Måndag, tisdag, onsdag, torsdag och fredag:
08:15 - 09:25, 09:45 -  12:30, 13:15 - 14:15


Education Department

Postal address: Box 138, 221 00 Lund
Visitors address: Stora Södergatan 47, Lund
Telephone (switchboard): 046-359 50 00
E-mail: utbildningsforvaltningen@lund.se 

Opening hours: The office of the Education Department is open Monday - Friday 8am - 12am, 1pm - 3.30pm.