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Admitted Students Web
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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 below.

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

Coronavirus & incoming LiU students
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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
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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.✔

1 June - Deadline to pay your tuition fees and recommended deadline to apply for residence permit to Sweden.

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

Welcome period: August

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

  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences & Faculty of Educational Sciences:
    17 August
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering & Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences:
    26 August 

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)

2 September

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If you have been conditionally admitted to your programme, you need to show your documents to the Admissions Office between 7-10 September, at the reception in Studenthuset on Campus Valla, from 11:30 to 14:00. 

Welcome webinar 2020
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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 
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 & Sweden
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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 your own accommodation.
  • Organise insurance. 

All students need to:

  • 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 information
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Starting your studies at LiU
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Student blogs & social media
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Are you getting nervous?

Check out our students' blogs to find out how our students adjusted to their new lives in Sweden and studying at LiU.

Congratulations and thank you for making it to the bottom of this very resource rich web page! Perhaps you are nervous? Or super pumped about starting at LiU! Check out the blogs of students who have gone before you.