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.


To make an application for Sfi you must book a meeting with us. Please email us your contact details and Swedish personal number alternatively samordingsnummer and we will get back to you. Thank you

Phone: 046- 359 60 88 

Our phone hours Monday - Thursday  11am - 12 noon,  3pm - 4pm and Friday 11am - 12 noon


Our staff speaks Swedish and English.


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 are an EU citizen and have a coordination number (in Swedish, samordningsnummer). You must also be at least 16 years old.

Sfi –Application

To make an application for Sfi you must book a meeting with us. We will then 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 enabling us to make an individual assessment of which path within Sfi is best suitable for you.

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 apply to.

Selecting schools

  • Sfi 1 is for you with short or no school education from your home country.
  • Sfi 2 is for you with 5-11 years of study from your home country.
  • Sfi 3 is for you with more than 12 or more years of study from your home country.

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 be placed on a waiting list.

Need for special support

If you have a disability and need extra support to participate in Sfi please notify us of that when you apply to the course. If you have any questions, please call us or send an email.

Examination/ Prövning in Sfi

An examination in Sfi means that you will be tested of your knowledge in all parts of the course. It does not include tutoring or teaching. You cannot register for an examination if you study at Sfi.

You can register for a examination in Sfi courses B, C and D. To make an application for an examination go to the application page. NOTE! The municipality charges a fee for the examination.



Visiting address: Mellanvångsvägen 10, building C

Postal address: Lunds skolors resurscentrum, LundaVälkomsten Vux Box 41, 221 00 Lund

Reception: +46 (0)46-359 60 88

Our phone hours Monday - Thursday  11am - 12 noon,  3pm - 4pm and Friday 11am - 12 noon

Camilla Lantz Jacobsson, Head of LundaVälkomsten

Email: lundavalkomstenvux@lund.se.