Congratulations new students! 

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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.

Our campus-based degree students can use this page to learn more about how to travel to our campuses, accommodation, residence permits/visas, tuition fees, scholarships, budgeting and more.

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

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Important dates & deadlines 2023 Show/Hide content


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

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

TBA LiU International Scholarship recipients announced.

1 June Deadline to pay your tuition fees.

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

Welcome period

LiU Arrival Days

  • TBA

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 account by the start of your programme.

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Preparations in a nutshell

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

Before your arrival


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.
  • Plan your travel to LiU.

Admitted - what's next?

In this video, we talk about the most important things to consider and do after being admitted to Linköping University.

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Mandatory Roll-call

All programmes at LiU start with a mandatory roll-call. In this video we tell you more about the roll call, what it is and how important it is.

Practical information

Webinar for newly admitted students about the practical side of studying a degree programme at Linköping University.

How to pay your tuition fee

Are you required to pay the tuition fee? In this video, we explain the process of paying your tuition fee in a bit more detail.

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COVID-19 and common questions

Most restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Sweden have ceased to apply and LiU is back to normal. Some recommendations, such as having to stay at home when you think you might have COVID-19, and avoiding crowding and large gatherings if you are unvaccinated, continue to apply.

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