Plan your stay

Uppsala University wants to give you the best support possible with the many practicalities concerning you and your family during your stay. Below you will find what you need to plan and prepare, and things you need to do when you arrive. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the International Faculty and Staff Services.

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Events for newcomers

Uppsala University’s International Faculty and Staff Services organize a welcome reception and an introduction seminar for new international employees.

When you arrive at Uppsala University and receive an email address by Uppsala University, you are welcome to be added to International Faculty and Staff Service's email list and get updates about upcoming events. To be added to their email list, please send an email to with the title "Receive updates about upcoming events".

The University also collaborates with Uppsala International Hub, who organize a range of activities for international guests and their spouses. They offer information meetings, social activities and guided tours.