Congratulations on being offered a place in one of our international degree programmes at Linköping University!

This page is a hub of information and tips on how to prepare for your degree studies at LiU and your move to Sweden. The order of the page will change as the months tick-down to your arrival, so we can assist you to find the most important information when you need it most. Information may also update as the autumn semester approaches.

Programme specific admitted information

Welcome letter from LiU's Vice-Chancellor

You made it into LiU! What happens now?

Important dates for admitted degree students

6 April 

Notification of selection results / Eligible students are welcome to apply for a LiU Scholarship

9 April

LiU Scholarship applications close 23:59 CET ✔ (Winners to be published on Scholarships web page below )

16 April

Deadline to accept your offer or you will lose your place / If you have won a LiU Scholarship you must accept it or the offer will cease 

1 June

Deadline to pay your tuition fees and recommended deadline to apply for residence permit to Sweden



Information Days & Mandatory Roll calls*

Autumn semester 2018:

Faculty of Arts and Sciences - 20 August

Faculty of Educational Sciences - 20 August ( Exception: Master’s Programme in Adult Learning and Global Change starts 13 August)

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences - 29 August

Faculty of Science and Engineering - 29 August

(*Dates are available on your programme's specific admitted page- see the drop-down menu at the top of this page)

Preparing to move to Sweden

Once you have been admitted to LiU there are many things to prepare before departure if you are relocating from overseas.

Your citizenship will dictate what steps you need to take next. There are many questions to answer, here are some key steps to address before you arrive or plan your travel: Where will you live? Do you have fees to pay? Are you allowed to move to Sweden? How will you be insured?

Things to do before you leave for Sweden

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

More on each key step, a pre-departure guide, travel advice and insights from our students

What do you wish you had known before you arrived?

Two current master’s students and a representative from the International Office discuss the things they wish they had known and offer insights into what you can expect when you arrive for your studies at LiU.

Arrival: the welcome period!

Starting your studies at LiU

Tips for a head start