The location close to the water offers many fine locations for housing. In Motala municipality, there are rented flats, tenant-owner flats and single-family homes. Rented flats are available from various property owners, among them the municipal company
Platen. You can find other landlords
on Motala municipality's website. Tenant-owner flats and single-family houses can be found on
Hemnet and more information about the various housing areas in Motala is available
on the municipality's website. Are you looking for a building plot?
Join the building plot queue.
Language groups in the locality
Major language groups in Motala municipality are Arabic, Dari/Pashtu/Persian, Somali, Tigrinya, Finnish, Kirundi, French, Sorani/Kurmanji, Polish, Romani, Arli, Russian, Spanish, Syrian, Thai and Vietnamese.
Associations and organisations
Motala has many special interest associations, such as ethnic associations or leisure activity associations. If you are looking for any particular association, you can find them
in the municipality's association register. Here are some of the associations:
Arabic friendship association
Bosnian association Liljan
Somali cultural association
Syrian Orthodox Church's youth association
Syrian Orthodox Church Mariakyrkan
South Africa committee
What is available in the immediate area
Motala municipality can answer your questions at the reception of the municipality house by telephone 0141-22 50 00 or on location at Drottninggatan 2, 591 35 Motala.
Bryggan – introduction unit for new arrivals in Motala municipality
At Bryggan, people with different skills work together to ensure all new arrivals in Motala get a reception that is equal in value. Motala municipality meets all new arrivals, of all ages, and guide them on to the employment service and Swedish for Immigrants courses. All children and young persons meet one of Bryggan's development managers to map their schooling background. The development manager is responsible for providing information about the municipality's childcare and the Swedish school system, and accompanies the child to the receiving school to introduce the new pupil. The first visit to the school nurse takes place already at Bryggan. We can also help with contacting various associations, if you so wish.
Read more about Motala:
Social services office
Social insurance office
Cheap furniture and household goods:
IKEA in Linköping
Red Cross second-hand
Alf Ek Auktioner
Read more about
the open nursery school on Motala municipality's website.
Comprehensive and upper secondary schools
In Motala municipality, there are pre-school classes (from 6 years), comprehensive schools (from 7 years, obligatory schooling for 9 years) and upper secondary schools (3 years after completed comprehensive schooling) with several programmes: Children and Leisure, Building and Construction, Economics, Electricity and Energy, Vehicles and Transport, Apprenticeship, Humanities programme, Industrial Technology, Introductory programme, Culture, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology and Health and Personal Care. You can find information about all schools and programmes
on the municipality's website.
Motala municipality offers
adult education of various types, such as
vocational college education within measurement technology, dementia care/assistant nurse, and qualified nurse within psychiatry and personal care. We also offer
Swedish for Immigrants (SfI), chef training, some further education within production technology and nursery school and school teacher training. There are also opportunities for entrepreneurship training for those who want to start their own business, and also support from
Health and medical care
Read more about health and medical care
on Motala municipality's website.
If you have an appointment with a municipal official and speak another language than Swedish, you are entitled to an interpreter. The official will arrange this.
From the south: E4 to Ödeshög, where you change to national road 50 towards Örebro.
From the north: national road 50 towards Jönköping takes you all the way to Motala.
From the east: E4 to Linköping, where you change to national road 34 (formerly 36) to Motala.
Blåklintsbuss (Motala – Stockholm)
Work and entrepreneurship
The largest employers in Motala are Motala municipality, the county council, Autoliv Electronics, Motala Verkstad, Poppelstaden Omsorgsförvaltning and Proxima Specialistvård. The largest employer in Borensberg is Arla Plast, and at commuting distance from Motala (approx. 40 minutes by train) there are also job opportunities in Linköping.