Welcome programme in Uppsala spring 2018

Every semester, Uppsala University, together with the student nations and student unions, organise a range of activities to welcome our new international students. Below, you can read about the welcome programme that has been planned for students commencing their studies in the spring semester of 2018.

Students who will be studying at Campus Gotland please find out more about the welcome programme in Visby.

How to get here

Programme details

Arrival days Spring 2018

Arrival desk at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Between 12-13 January 2018, Uppsala University will have an arrival desk set up at Arlanda Airport. The desk will be open the follwoing hours

Friday January 12th - 9 am to 7pm
Saturday January 13th - noon to 7 pm

The desk is located outside customs service in Terminal 5.

Please note that if you arrive at any other terminal you must go to Terminal 5 to meet us. While the arrival desk is open, we will offer a complimentary shuttle service from Arlanda Airport to Uppsala. The shuttle service from Arlanda Airport will drop students off at the Welcome Centre in Uppsala (at the Segerstedt Building).

Welcome Centre in Uppsala

Between 12-13 January, Uppsala University will also have a Welcome Centre set up in Uppsala, at the Segerstedt building. The Welcome Centre will be open

Friday January 12th - 10 am to 8 pm
Saturday January 13th - 1 pm to 8 pm

Activities at the Welcome Centre include:

  • Uppsala University Housing Office for keys and contracts to most housing areas (only for students who have been offered housing through the Uppsala University Housing Office)
  • Welcome packages, including a SIM-card
  • Shuttle services to housing areas
  • Student Internet Account (requires formal ID, take your passport with you)
  • Temporary student ID

During this day, staff from the Housing Office with staff from the International Office and student volunteers can be found there. The Segerstedt building is located on Dag Hammarskjölds väg 7.

Welcome evening January 15, 2018

On the evening of January 15 we are welcoming students to an information session in the Blåsenhus Campus at von Kraemers Allé 1A/1E. (Please observe that, due to popular demand, this is a change of venue from the previous Segerstedt building).

During the evening you will meet with

  • International Office
  • University Libraries
  • Student Health
  • Officer for equal opportunities
  • The Student Nations

After you will continue to the events organised by the student nations and to meet with students from Uppsala University who have been nominated for an exchange to your university.

We are asking you to sign up to this event in order to assign you a starting time and to be able to match you up with Swedish students. The first group is scheduled to start at 17.00. 

Click here to sign up for the Welcome Evening January 15

Orientation week

The schedule for the orientation week has been completed.
Click here to see the full schedule.