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 are an EU citizen and 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 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 staff speaks Swedish and English.


Opening hours for LundaVälkomsten Vux

Monday 1pm –3pm 
Tuesday 8.30am – 11am
Wednesday 1pm – 4pm
Thursday 1pm – 3pm
Friday: CLOSED


Sfi –Application

You are welcome to visit LundaVälkomsten during our opening hours. You will meet our staff 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 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

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. For more information contact or visit us at LundaVälkomsten.


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

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 - fredag:
08:15 – 09:30
09:50 – 12:30
13:15 – 14:30

Kvällsöppet tisdagar
16:00 – 18:00

E- post

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.