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!

Thanks for this year's event!


This was the Kalas event

Lots of meetings at the fair and lovely festival feeling in the area around Studenthuset. This was the Kalas event 2019!
Charlotte Perhammar
Charlotte Perhammar
Charlotte Perhammar
Charlotte Perhammar
Charlotte Perhammar

Artists at this year’s Kalas

Petter and Thomas Stenström

On stage at Kalas this year were Petter and Thomas Stenström. Did we have a real blast? Of course we did!

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

Julia, Psychologist Programme, new student at last year's Kalas
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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The new Student Building. Illustration: White Arkitekter.  Anna Nilsen

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