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From Russia with Fur

No red herrings but plenty of all absurdities Russian in this new book by Kristoffer Lieng.

(O)säker: (un)certain, (un)safe, (in)secure

Our editors and guest writers share their voices on the current situation in Sweden and abroad and how this challenges our view on home.

Do you need to eat falukorv to become Swedish?

British born and bred Tomas Spragg Nilsson has tried. His personal project of #becomingswedish now turned into a book.

Medical Swedish for healthcare professionals

In the newly published book Journalsvenska you learn how to write medical records in Swedish. This book will soon be complemented with two Sjukdomssvenska och Läkemedelssvenska.

Season five out now

Swedish language teachers Emil and Sofi discuss questions related to language and culture. (In Swedish)

Business as unusual

We will post your order within 24 hours from our warehouse in Järfälla.

Pre-order the revised edition of Working in Sweden

The revised edition and the Swedish translation of our bestseller Working in Sweden: The A-Z Guide will be published August 20, 2020. Pre-order your copy now.

Swedish for energy professionals

In collaboration with the umbrella organisation of Energiföretagen, LYS has produced a comprehensive learning package in professional Swedish for international energy professionals.

LYS förlag

LYS is an independent publishing house working for a brighter Sweden, with a focus on language, culture and belonging. Our readers are new and established Swedes and our mission is to promote local expertise and global experiences. 

Course literature

Local Expertise

Guide books

Local expertise

Biographies and fiction

Global Experiences 


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Podcast in Swedish

Would it be helpful for your Swedish friends, colleagues or family members to understand more about what it’s like to learn Swedish, move to Sweden and become part of Swedish culture and society? Tell them about our podcast, Lysande lagom, that brings up all these questions in detail.

Corporate Services

Customised Literature

We create learning material, literature and other communication tools for international professionals working in Sweden or We have more than ten years’ experience of teaching professional Swedish and creating course material. Our books and tools are always directly applicable and based on real-life case studies.

Lectures and workshops

We help international professionals as well as their Swedish colleagues to develop cultural self-awareness and understanding of language within the context of work.

Speak to your readers

Our editing and text production team can help your organisation to develop text material adapted to more diverse target groups. We produce and edit text for readers and co-workers from different backgrounds and help you to formulate a long-term strategy for communicate in a more inclusive manner.