Communication and content during the Covid-19 pandemic

Like many others, the Swedish Institute is currently working hard to reorganise planned activities as a result of the ongoing pandemic. We will be able to offer digital versions of some of our toolkits, and as soon as we have new digital content ready, we’ll update this page and send out a Sharing Sweden newsletter. If you have any questions, requests or ideas, please do not hesitate to contact us! In the meantime, here are some tips. Stay safe and healthy!

Communication in social media

At the Swedish Institute we are adapting the communication about Sweden in our channels to meet the changing needs in these exceptional circumstances. Feel free to share our posts!

Toolkits and other digital content

We are doing our best to make sure that more digital content is available. Currently, we offer the following:

The list will be continuously updated with new initiatives. In the meantime, don’t forget to browse Sharing Sweden for our regular content as well.

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Financial support for toolkits

The foreign missions who have already been granted financial support for activities during the first half of 2020 will be able to use the support for activities during the second half of 2020 instead. However, if the activities will be cancelled entirely, please contact us immediatly. Financial support for cancelled activities must be returned to SI as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding this, please send us an e-mail.

Images in the time of corona

We have made a selection of images for you, suitable for the time we are living in. We also update Image Bank Sweden with new images on a regular basis.

Analysing the image of Sweden

We are monitoring the conversation about Sweden in international media and social media. We cover Arabic, English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Nordic languages. Our reports are published every Thursday at

If you are interested in receiving a list of articles in your langauage or have any other questions regarding the image of Sweden please contact

Do you know someone who wants to learn Swedish?

Learning Swedish is a free language course for beginners. The course gives basic spoken and written knowledge of the Swedish language, as well as an insight into Swedish culture and society. All instructions are given in English.  The full course is available at, and the first part of the course is also available as a mobile app, Learning Swedish – you’ll find it where you normally download apps.

Contact at the Swedish Institute

For more information, requests or ideas, please contact