The employee and the employer are responsible for different steps in the process of applying to the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) for a residence permit for visiting researchers.
If you are the citizen of a non-EU/EEA country and want to be a visiting researcher, you need to obtain a residence permit. You do not need a permit to work for less than 90 days. However, citizens of certain countries need a visa to travel to Sweden. In order to obtain a residence permit, you must
You can apply for residence permit online. You cannot enter Sweden until the permit has been granted.
Read more on how to apply for a residence permit on the website of to the Swedish Migration Agency: Residence permits for visiting researchers
Content updated 2018-06-12