The “Kalas” event – Sweden’s largest welcome party for new students!
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Are you ready to celebrate your new life as student? The Kalas event is the big finale of all the welcome activities Linköping University (LiU) offers new students. Make sure to get your ticket to Kalas, meet up with your new friends and visit the extensive fair where student clubs and societies, along with local companies, present themselves. The evening concludes with an action-packed concert. See you September 5th!

Artists at this year’s Kalas

Petter and Thomas Stenström

On stage at Kalas this year are Petter and Thomas Stenström. Will it be a blast? Of course it will!

Petter, artist, kalasmottagningen 2019. Montage, AD, KOM.
Thomas Stenström, artist, kalasmottagningen 2019. Montage, AD, KOM.

It’s amazing with so many people and companies everywhere. It’s just great!

Julia, Psychologist Programme, new student at last year's Kalas
180905 : Kalasmottagningen 2018 i Saab Arena. foto Göran Billeson
Göran Billeson

Last year's Kalas event

More than 8,000 students visited Kalas last September 2018. The evening ended with powerful performances by music artists Markus Krunegård and Timbuktu & Damn!

Grand opening of Studenthuset - Kalas comes home!
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Studenthuset, gestaltningsbild från arkitekt
The new Student Building. Illustration: White Arkitekter. 

Opening + Kalas = True!

Studenthuset, the newly built student service building, will finally open its doors in August! This will bring the Kalas event home to LiU on Campus Valla after fourteen years at Linköping’s major event arena.

Read more about the opening of Studenthuset

Experience an unforgettable reception period
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Follow Kalas on social media
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@kalasmottagningen on Instagram