Welcome programme in Uppsala spring 2018

Information Sessions

Attend our Information Sessions during the autumn semester, for information and advice about getting started!

Every semester, Uppsala University, together with the student nations and student unions, organise a range of activities to welcome our new international students. Below, you can read about the welcome programme that has been planned for students commencing their studies in the spring semester of 2018.

Students who will be studying at Campus Gotland please find out more about the welcome programme in Visby.

How to get here

Programme details

Arrival desk at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Between 12-13 January 2018, Uppsala University will have an arrival desk set up at Arlanda Airport. The desk will be open the follwoing hours

Friday January 12th - 9 am to 7pm
Saturday January 13th - noon to 7 pm

The desk is located outside customs service in Terminal 5.

Please note that if you arrive at any other terminal you must go to Terminal 5 to meet us. While the arrival desk is open, we will offer a complimentary shuttle service from Arlanda Airport to Uppsala. The shuttle service from Arlanda Airport will drop students off at the Welcome Centre in Uppsala (at the Segerstedt Building).

Welcome Centre in Uppsala

Between 12-13 January, Uppsala University will also have a Welcome Centre set up in Uppsala, at the Segerstedt building. The Welcome Centre will be open

Friday January 12th - 10 am to 8 pm
Saturday January 13th - 1 pm to 8 pm

Activities at the Welcome Centre include:

  • Uppsala University Housing Office for keys and contracts to most housing areas (only for students who have been offered housing through the Uppsala University Housing Office)
  • Welcome packages, including a SIM-card
  • Shuttle services to housing areas
  • Student Internet Account (requires formal ID, take your passport with you)
  • Temporary student ID

During this day, staff from the Housing Office with staff from the International Office and student volunteers can be found there. The Segerstedt building is located on Dag Hammarskjölds väg 7.

Please return to this page for updates on further activities during the first week of the semester such as the orientation program.