Welcome programme in Uppsala spring 2019

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 2019.

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

How to get to Uppsala

Programme details

Arrival days SPRING 2019

Arrival desk at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Uppsala University will have an arrival desk set up at Arlanda Airport on Friday 18 January between 10am and 7pm, and on Saturday 19 January between 10am and 3pm.

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

Uppsala University will have a Welcome Centre set up in Uppsala, at the Segerstedt Building. The Welcome Centre will be open on Friday 18 January between 11am and 8pm, and on Saturday 19 January between 11am and 4pm.

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

Staff from the Housing Office and the International Office, as well as student volunteers, will be on hand at the Welcome Centre. The Segerstedt Building is located on Dag Hammarskjölds väg 7.

Welcome reception

This information will be updated in November 2018.

Welcome fair

This information will be updated in November 2018.

Orientation week

The schedule for the orientation week arranged by the student nations will be published in January 2019: