About Birgitta Karlén
Employed at Welcome Services and provides information and support to departments within the university regarding recruitment and welcoming of international researchers and staff. The work includes developing activities and support to the international researchers and staff.
Birgitta Karlén is also project manager of the EURAXESS Network project, financed by Vinnova, where Welcome Services' mission is to lead the project 2018-2022. The assignment includes being responsible for the Swedish EURAXESS portal, which serves as a central source of information about Sweden as a research nation. Swedish higher education institutions and other actors are presented there, as well as vacant research positions and funding opportunities.
EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is an initiative from the European Commission to improve researchers' opportunities for mobility and career development. EURAXESS's overarching objectives are linked to the European Research Area (ERA) and to making Europe more attractive to researchers from around the world.