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Before travelling to Sweden Depending on your starting-point and background, there are several things you might need to arrange prior to your travel to Sweden: Is your passport valid? Make sure to extend your passport if it is about to expire – you cannot obtain a work/residence permit for longer than your passport's period of validity. This also applies to your family, if they accompany you. Do you need a visa, a residence permit or work permit...
If you perform research which could lead to a patentable or exploitable invention or discovery, you need to know about Intellectual Property Rights in the UK. What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual Property (IP) is a term given to ideas or other creative or innovative subject matter. An individual can own the rights to a certain piece of IP and thus control its use, or in some cases benefit from its application. There are four main types of...
For those researchers planning to move to the UK, and are interested in finding out what is available in career development, it is important to see what your host institution offers. In the UK, universities and researcher institutes should be the first point of contact for advice, they often offer a number of key services, which may include the following: Careers Service or department – where researchers can get tailored support and advice....
Most countries operate a unique educational system and have specific professional bodies offering accreditations. Getting your qualifications formally recognised will help you find both study and work roles whilst in the UK. Why get your qualifications recognised? Once your professional qualifications have been recognised, you will be able to access the profession and practise it on the same terms as nationals of, and those who qualified in that...
Social Security Find out about the types of welfare funding and social security you are entitled to while in the UK. Pensions Saving and planning for a pension is important. You may be entitled to a state pension while in the UK depending on your residency status.