Swedish Institute

Swedish Institute

About Swedish Institute

The Swedish Institute is a public agency that builds interest and trust in Sweden around the world. They work with Sweden promotion, cooperation in the Baltic Sea region and global development.

SI shares information about Sweden abroad and analyses how other countries view Sweden. They also facilitate international exchanges and partnerships. The goal is to increase awareness of Sweden and build good relationships with individuals, organizations and other countries. If the world around us has a high level of trust in Sweden, it improves the conditions for trade, investment, tourism and cultural exchange. It also makes it easier to attract international talent and contribute to global sustainable development.

Its mission is to increase the outside world’s awareness of, interest and confidence in Sweden, to increase cooperation in Sweden’s immediate area and to promote democratic, fair and sustainable global development. This means that it contributes to:

  • strengthened influence for Sweden and Swedish interests
  • increased prosperity and stability in the immediate area
  • democratic, fair and sustainable development in developing countries.


Swedish Institute Certification

If you are running an alumni network with a board, a solid member base and ongoing activities, you can apply to become certified by the Swedish Institute. All certified alumni networks can apply for financial support to organize activities during the year.

SSANA was certified by the Swedish Institute twice in 2020 and 2022.

Visit the Swedish Institute’s website for more detailed information.

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