Congratulations new students! 

You made it!

Now, let us help you to prepare for your studies at Linköping University.

You finally received that positive result you’ve been waiting for and it’s time to prepare for some of the most exciting times of your life.

Don't forget to scroll to the end of the page to find all the information you need.

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Welcome to LiU!

"Studying at university may be the best time of one’s life. You make lifetime friends and acquire knowledge that brings development and growth".

Jan-Ingvar Jönsson, Vice-Chancellor

Important dates & deadlines 2024


21 March Notification of Selection Results
published for master's programmes

21-24 March LiU International Scholarship application open

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

9 April LiU International Scholarship recipients announced

15 May Deadline to pay your tuition fees

Welcome period

LiU Arrival Days 

  • 1 August
  • 13 August
  • 27 August

Welcome to LiU 

Further details for autumn 2024 will be published here: Welcome to LiU

Autumn semester

Mandatory roll call & first day of class
You must attend roll-call. See your programme admitted web page for details. If failing to attend, you will lose your place.

Final year student
If you are in your final year when admitted you must upload your degree certificate and transcript of your last semester(s) both in original language and with an English translation to your Universityadmissions account as soon as possible. You have to do this before you graduate from LiU.


Before your arrival

What do I need to organise?

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 fee as soon as possible
  • Apply for a residence permit or visa

All students need to:

  • Organise your own accommodation
  • Double check what insurance you need
  • Prepare your finances for full-time studies
  • Be present for the roll call
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Student Accommodation

It is important to start looking for accommodation as soon as you intend to study at LiU. Learn how to find housing in Sweden. Join the queues today to increase your options for future studies.

Arrival & welcome period information

Essential reading

Social media & student blogs

General questions