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.

Photo credit Charlotte Perhammar

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

Choose your programme

Arrival & welcome period information

Important dates & deadlines 2023


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

30 March - 2 April LiU International Scholarship application open

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

14 April LiU International Scholarship recipients announced

15 May Deadline to pay your tuition fees

12 July Admissions results published (second admission round)

21 July Last day to reply to your offer (second admission round)

27 July Second admission results (no reply required)

Welcome period

LiU Arrival Days

  • 2 August 
  • 15-16 August
  • 21-22 August
  • 18 August (Norrköping)

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

Welcome to LiU 

Further details for autumn 2023: 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.

Conditionally admitted students
If you are conditionally 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.


Webinar for admitted students

Webinar for newly admitted students about the practical side of studying a degree programme at Linköping University. In this session current students share experiences and practical tips. Recorded in April 2023.

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

Essential reading

Social media & student blogs

General questions