Congratulations to our new students! What's next?

Not studying a degree programme? Or need to know about distance education?

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Welcome! Let us help you to prepare for your studies at Linköping University. 

All general international degree student information, such as how to travel to our campuses, accommodation, residence permits/visas, tuition fees, scholarships, and budget advice is available on this page.

Coronavirus & incoming LiU students Show/Hide content

COVID-19 webinar for admitted students

Webinar for admitted students about the current corona situation and what to expect for autumn semester 2020. Live Q&A with LiU staff and students.

Recorded live 8 May 2020.

Important dates & deadlines 2020Show/Hide content

Admission dates

3 April Notification of Selection Results published for master's programmes. 

20 April Notification of Selection Results published for the bachelor's programme.

21 April LiU International Scholarship recipients announced.

10 June Revised deadline to pay your tuition fees.

11 July Notification of Selection Results for second admission round admission.

Welcome period 2020

LiU Arrival Days

  • 10-11 August 
  • 19 August 
  • 24-25 August

Free shuttle service and extended business hours are provided on the dates above. 

Information Days

For Autumn 2020, your welcome information has been recorded and produced in a digital format in advance due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please check your programme admitted pages for information and to view the presentation as it contains important practical information for your studies.

Further details: Arrival & Information Day

Autumn semester: August/September

Mandatory roll call & first day of class
You must attend roll-call. See your programme admitted web page for details.

New Student's Day (Kalas)
Digital event for 2020
2 September

Conditionally admitted students
Need to upload their degree certificate and transcript of their last semester(s), in the original language and with an English translation, to their account by 
1 November 2020.


Welcome webinar 2020Show/Hide content

What do you wish you had known before you arrived?

Two current master’s students and a representative from the International Office discuss everything you need to know as a newly admitted student to LiU 2020. Topics covered:
- Corona related questions 
- Accommodation 
- Roll call 
- How to get to Linköping and LiU Welcome activities 
- Study information 
- LiU campuses 
- How to prepare for your studies at LiU 
- Living expenses and life in Sweden 
- Live Q&A with LiU students and International Coordinator

What do I need to organise? Relocating to LiU & SwedenShow/Hide content

Once you have been admitted to Linköping University (LiU), there are many things to prepare for before departure whether you are relocating from overseas, across the border or from another province in Sweden.


Fee-paying students need to: 

  • Double check if you are eligible for a scholarship.
  • Pay your tuition fees.
  • Apply for a residence permit or visa.

Non-fee-paying students need to: 

  • Organise insurance. 

All students need to:

  • Organise your own accommodation.
  • Double check what insurance you need.
  • Have sufficient means! Prepare your personal finances for full-time studies.
  • Plan your travel to LiU and know how to get to your campus.

Preparations in a nutshell

A short video outlining what steps you may need to consider for your preparations. 

Essential reading

Arrival & welcome period informationShow/Hide content

Starting your studies at LiU Show/Hide content

Your academic studies at LiU

If you have been admitted to full-time studies at LiU, you will have to study at least 40 hours per week. Studying in a foreign country will mean that there are expectations that you may not be used to. Make sure you understand what is expected in Sweden and at LiU by watching this film.

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