East Sweden

The starting point for the East Sweden region is Östergötland and the cities of Linköping and Norrköping. In fact, we’re not so picky about the map of our region. Why not? Well, because we live in a globalized world where curiosity, knowledge, and innovation move borders. Just like in East Sweden. East Sweden, comprising the towns of Linköping and Norrköping as power houses, is an expansive knowledge and innovations region with many international companies, leading research and high class programmes at Linköping University.

With the world around the corner

Experts rank Linköping-Norrköping as the sharpest region in eastern Sweden. Everything is accessible. Moreover, we have transport options which can take you all over the country and the world – European highways, railways, maritime transports and international flights. Amsterdam, Shanghai or Turin – wherever your destination, the world is just around the corner.

Life as you want it

In the East Sweden Region, just about an hour´s drive from Stockholm, life is special in so many ways. Here you have most things you could wish for in your immediate vicinity – nature, the city pulse, the sea and access to the world beyond. With almost half a million inhabitants and one of Sweden´s best logistics locations combined with attractive accommodation options, outstanding nature, a scintillating student life and rich culture scene, we offer unique opportunities for people and companies who want to grow and develop. Linköping University has a student population of about 30,000. Through cutting edge research and a strong link to trade and industry the university plays a crucial role in the region’s development and growth.