Commons:Wikimedia Sverige

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Wikimedia Sverige is a Wikimedia chapter.

Among other activities − detailed on Meta − Wikimedia Sverige supports the Wikimedia Commons project and community in several ways.

Supporting volunteers

Media accreditations

The chapter helps in getting accredited for various events. See this page (in Swedish) for more help. Examples of accreditations:


Privileged access

The chapter negotiates privileged access for photographers to special places and collections, especially related to cultural institutions:


Lending equipment

The chapter has purchased photographic equipment which can be freely borrowed by contributors. Content produced by this equipment can be found in Category:Media created by technology pool of Wikimedia Sverige.

Sample of our technology.


Sponsoring photographic expeditions

Wikimedia Sverige has also sponsored several different photographic expeditions. These include both aerial photography and photo hunts of different kinds.


A few figures

Wikimedia Sverige has already supported the creation of 20,244 media through the technology pool alone. Among those:

Encouraging participation

The chapter encourages participation to the Wikimedia projects, through the organisation of photographic rallies or contests like Wiki Loves Monuments. As a direct result of these efforts 32,046 files have been made available on Wikimedia Commons.


Opening and sharing free material

The chapter strives to create partnerships with cultural institutions, aiming among other thing to help them opening and sharing their public domain collections. As a direct result of these efforts 270,987 files have been made available on Wikimedia Commons.

The category for partnerships is Category:Partnerships with Wikimedia Sverige.