About Øresunddirekt

Øresunddirekt is an information service that conveys public information from the authorities to the citizens and the business community in the Öresund region. Øresunddirekt consists of two sections - an information centre in Malmö and a web team/communications department in Copenhagen.

Øresunddirekt Sweden

Øresunddirekt's Information centre is located right next to the Centralstationen train station, at Hjälmaregatan 3 in Malmö. At the Information centre staff from swedish authorities are represented, including: Arbetsförmedlingen (Swedish Public Employment Service), Försäkringskassan (Swedish Social Insurance Agency), Länsstyrelsen Skåne (County Administrative Board of Skåne), Region Skåne and Skatteverket (Swedish Tax Agency).

Malin Dahl is the site manager and is employed by Länsstyrelsen Skåne and Region Skåne. Get in touch with Malin by email malin.dahl@lansstyrelsen.se or by phone +46 (0) 40 17 64 00.

Among other things, staff can help with issues relating to looking for a job in the Öresund region, Danish apprenticeships, tax rules, social insurance when you commute between Sweden and Denmark, etc. The information centre annually serves over 20,000 visitors through direct customer contact, mail and telephone.

We also:

  • Provide business advice (appointments with business advisors)
  • Tailored information meetings for companies before recruitment or establishment on the other side of the strait

You can find opening hours, a map and more information here.

How Øresunddirekt Sweden is financed

The Øresunddirekt information centre in Malmö is financed by the Arbetsförmedlingen (Swedish Public Employment Service), Försäkringskassan (Swedish Social Insurance Agency), Skatteverket (Swedish Tax Agency), Länsstyrelsen Skåne (County Administrative Board of Skåne), Region Skåne and Nordiska Ministerrådet (Nordic Council of Ministers).

Øresunddirekt Denmark

The editorial staff are located on Nørregade 7 B in Copenhagen, Denmark and there are currently four employees. The editorial staff's primary task is to develop and ensure that the information on the websites is accurate and up to date. Therefore we work in partnership with the authorities in both Sweden and Denmark, who continuously update us on new laws and regulations in both countries. Our websites are visited by over 75,000 users each month (2020).

Øresunddirekt Denmark owns and operates the following portals:

  • oresunddirekt.se – website in Swedish for Swedish citizens who are looking for a job in Denmark, have started a job in Denmark, have or are going to move to Denmark and for those wishing to study in Denmark.
  • oresunddirekt.dk – website in Danish for Danish citizens who are looking for a job in Sweden, have started a job in Sweden, have or are going to move to Sweden, and for those wishing to study in Sweden.
  • oresunddirektbusiness.se – website in Swedish for companies – about Danish conditions
  • oresunddirektbusiness.dk – website in Danish for companies – about Swedish conditions

We are also responsible for:

  • producing Øresunddirekt's printed materials such as various brochures
  • marketing initiatives
  • user and commuter surveys
  • special projects - social insurance tests, tax calculation and partnerships with Jobindex.dk and Jobbsafari.se: displaying vacant posts on Zealand and Skåne   

How Øresunddirekt Denmark is financed

The editorial team in Copenhagen is financed by Danmarks Erhvervsfremmebestyrelse, Skattestyrelsen, Nordiska Ministerrådet (Nordic Council of Ministers) and Region Skåne.

Øresunddirekt's shared assignments and projects

Øresunddirekt Sweden and Øresunddirekt Denmark work in close partnership. We edit texts from the authorities which are published on the websites and we cooperate on larger projects:

  • Participation in the recruitment and career fairs in Sweden and Denmark
  • Collaboration with the Swedish and Danish authorities as well as Eures
  • Barriers to freedom of movement on a regional, national and Nordic level
  • Collaboration on projects relating to skills development and specific issues

Øresunddirekt previously awarded the Øresunddirektbusiness Award during the years 2014-2016.

We can help you

You can always visit our Information Center in Malmø to get help with your questions regarding working, moving or studying in Sweden.


Monday - Friday 10.00 -15.00

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