The Native: Best Links and Apps for Gothenburg

2011-08-19. Published in Life in Gothenburg
by Sera

The Team collected some helpful links which are good to know for people who just moved to Gothenburg. We tried to focus on websites in English but unfortunately there are some which do not have any other language options. Please use google translate for those. Please let us also know if we missed some important. Share your suggestions on the comment field or on our facebook page ( :: Multiinternational Student Association)

Student Gothenburg - Event for new students in town

Couch Surfing’s group about Gothenburg - here you can find really everything

The town’s official tourist guide

Språkcafe - the place to practice your language skills

Information about Gothenburg’s public transport Västtrafik

Watch Swedish Television SVT online - there are even a lot of shows and programmes in English

Listen to Swedish Radio online

Swedish - English online dictionary

Get to know what is happening in town


Goteborg Nonstop

Cinema showing Hollywood Blockbusters and Swedish films

Cinema showing off-mainstream films - Hagabion

Museum of World Culture - the museum offers interesting workshop and parties

City Library - check not only books online but join also some of the activities, lectures and workshops

Don't know what to do? - 365 saker du kan göra (365 things you can do)

News from Gothenburg and Sweden
Local Newspapper: Göteborgs Posten

Local News in English

Göteborg Daily

The Local

News in "Lätt svenska" (easy to read Swedish)

8 Sidor


Spårvagn Sightseeing
Currency (Currency exchange rates)

Cityguide Gothenburg (by Göteborg&Co)

InfoGöteborg (available in Swedish, English, German, Finnish, Japanese, Russian and Spanish)


Please give us more suggestions and tips!

/Sera and Nils, Team 2011