Monday 22 November 10:15 – Discover Skåne in Winter

Get inspired to discover Skåne in the dark season!

Depending on the weather and on your preferences, there are many options to explore the region and to spend time with friends, family, or by yourself here in Skåne – indoors or outdoors.

Susanne Roosen-Runge, a true Skåne fan in any season, will share tips and destinations, pictures and links, maps, and other information with you. Her presentation includes nature and culture, action and relaxation, must-have-seens and hidden treasures. Of course, you will also get some tips/hints on special places or events during the Christmas season.

This event will be hosted in collaboration with International Citizen Hub Lund.

It will take place in central Helsingborg at a tech hub called HETCH just a few minutes’ walk from the train station. Get directions!

People who are travelling from Lund, can meet at Clemenstorget in Lund, at the end stop of the tram at 9.10 am. Be sure to buy your train ticket in time. If you buy a ticket for two persons you get a 20% discount on the train ticket fee.

10:15 – 10:30 Gather at the HETCH reception for drinks and short mingle

10:30 – 10:50 HETCH walk & talk tour of the Prisma building

11:00 – 11:10 Brief introduction of HIC

11:15 – 12:00 Winter in Skåne presentation by Susanne Roosen-Runge from International Citizen Hub Lund

If you’d like to stay on for lunch at Brasseriet Helsingborg in the same building (at your own expense) after the event, you are welcome to contact Sally Russell beforehand at It’s a good opportunity to get to know Helsingborg a bit more.

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you! 

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Tuesday 28 September 13:00 – Study at Lund or Malmö University

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WEBINAR: Do you want to enrol in an international degree programme? Join this event and learn more about the study opportunities and the admission process.

Join HIC and International Citizen Hub Lund to meet Johan Gunnarsson from Lund University and Samantha Savage from Malmö University. They will inform us about study opportunities and the admission process, with a focus on international degree programmes starting in the spring or autumn semester 2022.

Lund University ranks as one of the top 100 universities in the world. They provide education and research in engineering, business/economics and management, science, law, social sciences, medicine, humanities and the fine and performing arts at their campuses based in Lund, Malmö and Helsingborg.

Malmö University is a modern, innovative and international institution of higher education located in the heart of the city. Multidisciplinary education is offered within areas of social science, communication, media, technology and more.

Johan Gunnarsson works with international marketing and recruitment at the Divisions of External Relations in Lund and Samantha Savage at the International Office in Malmö. During the information meeting, Johan and Samantha will present an overview of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes taught in English at Lund and Malmö University. They will also explain the application process and the key information for applicants with international qualifications.

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you! 

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Monday 28 August 13:00 – What is there for the International Community in Helsingborg?

Norra Hamnen, Helsingborg

We join forces with International Citizen Hub Lund at this event, to introduce you to some of the interesting things Helsingborg has to offer for internationals. The aim is to show Helsingborg’s creative and open side, one that few know about.

We start off the tour with a visit to Helsingborg municipality’s Business and Enterprise office, where we will have “fika” and listen to a presentation by Eva-Lotta Bergström, who will talk about some of the exciting developments in Helsingborg. As a growing city and municipality, Helsingborg is attracting more and more expats and is therefore developing new and exciting ways to create natural meeting places for locals and internationals.

You’ll then get to hear from Sally and Jenny, who will introduce Helsingborg International Connections (HIC) and explain what motivated them to begin this expat network! Like International Citizen Hub Lund, HIC organizes free events for internationals, making it a natural meeting place for people who are new to Sweden and Helsingborg.

After that we will walk approximately 15-20 minutes to a place called Pixlapiren for a guided tour. Please note that this is an outdoors tour, so make sure to check the weather and dress accordingly! Pixlapiren is a place where any private person wishing to let their creativity bloom is delegated a small plot of land where they can test their ideas. Anything from sculptures to skate parks can be found in this area.

Our last stop will be at Mindpark, a two minute walk away from Pixlapiren. Mindpark is a co-working and event space where small and large businesses co-exist with entrepreneurs, creators and students. Helene Tigerström will talk more about this diverse place and how it is a natural environment to network for Swedes, internationals, entrepreneurs as well as job-seekers, etc. We will also meet one of many small organizations at Mindpark called Integratörerna Helsingborg. Calle Norling, a representative from Integratörerna, will talk more about the different projects they run to combine integration, networking and entrepreneurship.

After this you are free to explore the town on your own. A personal tip is to try out a typical thing to do in Helsingborg, namely “tura”; jump on the ferry between Helsingborg and Helsingör and go back and forth a couple of times without getting off in Denmark.

We look forward to seeing you!

Address: Drottninggatan 7A, 252 21 Helsingborg

Public transport: Nearest bus stop is Helsingborg Rådhuset and Helsingborg C train station is a 5 minute walk away

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