What is student life like at LiU?

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There is a lot more to do as a student than attending lectures and study. Here you can find out about your life as a student at LiU.

LiU has many student organisations that always have some event planned. You can find something to do every week, and it is also good for networking.
Fabio Siliberto, Student on the master's programme Computer Science

What is it like to study at LiU?

Hear our international students talk about what it is like to study in Sweden and at Linköping University. What is the quirkiest thing about Sweden and why did they choose LiU? In this video our students answer some “rapid fire questions” about life in Sweden.

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How cold does it really get?

Tips on the seasons and your wardrobe for life in East Sweden.

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"Even though you, naturally, don't know every student on campus, it feels like you're part of a little family once you're here."
- Stina, student on campus Valla.

Studying, meeting friends, attending lectures, having ''fika''... you will probably spend many hours on campus. With essentials like free wi-fi, tasty food, and cosy reading corners available, LiU will soon become your second home. There is even a free bus!

Tips for life on campus

A few tips on how to navigate campus life at LiU and a few quirks of studying in Sweden.

Campus Valla

Campus Valla is Linköping University's oldest and largest campus with students from many programmes and research in many fields. On campus you can find several cafés, restaurants and shops.

University Hospital Campus

The University Hospital Campus (Campus US) is located within walking distance of Linköping town centre. This is where you find education and research in medicine, healthcare and public health.

Campus Norrköping

Campus Norrköping is located in Norrköpings old industrial precinct alongside the Motala River. Old buildings have been filled with new contents, and the waterway adds a special atmosphere. The town center is only a short walk away.