Welcome to LiU

Linköping University wants to give you an official welcome as a student at LiU and have put together a programme aimed at making your transition here as smooth and informative as possible. Remember to check the information about your programme's mandatory roll call!

Digital information and welcome package

Before you arrive we would like you to take part of a digital welcome package with information related to your studies and also to staying in Sweden. You will find information about e.g the University Library, banking, insurance and much more. This package will contain important practical information for your studies. Read more: Welcome to LiU - digital welcome package

A digital welcome broadcast for international degree students

Under usual circumstances LiU would welcome international degree students in a more personal manner. However, the past year has been all but usual and therefore you will be invited to look at the live welcome broadcast we have planned for you. You wil receive an official welcome from the Vice-Chancellor, a much appreciated talk about Sweden and the Swedes and also a few tips from current international students. We hope you enjoy the show!

Dates for the broadcast:

Faculty of Science and Engineering and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
25 August at 10.15am

Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Faculty of Educational Science
20 August at 12pm

Read more: Welcome to LiU - digital welcome package  

Programme specifics 

Each programme has specific orientation information you need to know about your programme and starting your studies.

Mandatory roll call & first day of class

When you start a new degree programme at Linköping University you must attend the mandatory roll call. If you are unable to attend, you must inform in advance - otherwise, you will lose your place in your programme. See your programme admitted web page for details and contact information regarding your programme.

You can find your programme admitted web page via the Admitted Student Web: liu.se/admitted

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Arriving in Sweden

It is strongly recommended that all students arrive on one of LiU’s official Arrival Days so the International Office can welcome you. On official Arrival Days, the International Office has extended opening hours from 11:00 - 20:00 in Studenthuset on Campus Valla, Linköping. On official Arrival Days, a shuttle service is also provided to help new international students get to Campus Valla easily. If you decide to arrive outside our official Arrival Days International Office will be open Monday to Friday from 09.00 – 16.30 (2-27 August).

 

Arrival Days Autumn 2021

3 August
16-17 August
23-24 August

Free shuttle service information

Arriving at LiU & accommodation via LiU

 
Free shuttle

On the official Arrival Days listed above, LiU provides a free shuttle bus from Linköping City Airport and the Linköping central train station direct to Campus Valla.

You will also receive free transport from Campus Valla to your accommodation.

 
First stop on campus
If you will study in Linköping, your first stop should be the International Office (IO) for registration. The IO is located in Studenthuset on Campus Valla. Even if you will attend classes at the University Hospital Campus you should come to Campus Valla for registration.

 

If you will study in Norrköping, you can visit the IO in Kåkenhus, room 2342 on Campus Norrköping on Fridays from 10.00 – 14.00 (from 14 August onwards). Otherwise, you can also be welcomed and register with LiU's Info Centre which is open weekdays from 08.00 – 16.30.

Norrköping students are also always welcome to access services on Campus Valla in Linköping.

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Faculty of Science and Engineering

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Ethology and Animal Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Design
  • Ecology and the Environment
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Sustainability Engineering and Management

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

  • Experimental and Industrial Biomedicine (BSc)
  • Experimental and Medical Biosciences

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

  • Applied Ethics
  • Business Administration – Strategy and Management in International Organisations
  • Child Studies
  • Computational Social Science
  • Ethnic and Migration Studies
  • Gender Studies – Intersectionality and Change
  • International and European Relations
  • Science for Sustainable Development
  • Statistics and Machine Learning
  • Strategic Urban and Regional Planning

Faculty of Educational Sciences

  • Outdoor and Sustainability Education
  • Adult Learning and Global Change

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