Recommended arrival days for new international students
28 and 29 August, we offer a welcome service and shuttle service at Visby airport and Visby ferry terminal between 11:30 and 19:30.
Admitted Bachelor's students:
Pick up your welcome folder and activate your student account at the reception desk on the ground floor in the main building. Please bring your passport since activating your Student Account requires a formal ID. Once the account is activated, you should register for your course/courses in the Student Portal.
Admitted Master's students:
The Student Services Office will have drop-in hours, during which you can pick up your welcome folder and register for your courses. During these drop-in hours, conditionally admitted Master’s students can also present their original Bachelor’s degree in order to be registered. Activate your student account at the reception desk on the ground floor in the main building. Please bring your passport since both course registration and activating your Student Account requires a formal ID.
Drop-in hours at the Student Services Office:
Monday 26 August: 13:00-15:00
Tuesday 27 August: 13:00-15:00
Wednesday 28 August: 13:00-15:00
Thursday 29 August: 13:00-15:00
Friday 30 August: 11:00-12:00 and 13:00-14:00
You will find the Student Services Office on the first floor in house D on Campus Gotland.
Checklist - autumn 2019
We have put together a checklist with things to keep in mind for the autumn semester.
Find a place to live in Visby
There are student dormitory rooms as well as apartments. Read about accommodation.
Welcome Reception in St. Nicolai ruin
On Monday 2 September, there will be a Welcome Reception for all new students at Campus Gotland.
30 August - Orientation Day for international students
It is recommended that new international students attend the Orientation Day, Friday 30 August between 09:00 and 14:00. Please assemble about 10 minutes before in the reception area on Campus (main entrance, Cramérgatan 3).
The Orientation Day programme is designed to welcome and introduce international students to the university, Campus Gotland, and to Visby. We will begin with about two hours information, seated in the campus restaurant Maltfabriken, including a break for coffee/tea, and will then proceed with guiding you around the premises, as well as introduce you to the library and to Rindi, in smaller groups.
You will be informed about the resources available to you as a student, along with other useful tips to assist and guide you through your stay. Information about the courses in Basic Swedish will also be presented.
No registration is required, but please click "Going" in this Facebook event if you'll join the Orientation Day!
Lecture and Guided Tours
On Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September, we offer a guided walking tour with the university guide Mikael Norrby. He will take you around medieval Visby and talk about Visby's amazing history. More info on the tours 31 August. More info on the tour 1 September.
On Sunday 1 September at 15:00-16:00, Mikael Norrby will give a brief lecture on Gotland history. More info on the lecture 1 September.
How to find Campus Gotland
- ABC - All you need to know as a student at Campus Gotland
- Today's schedule on Campus
- Access Card
- Housing in Visby
- Rights for you as a student at Uppsala University
- Travel to Gotland and Visby
- Student Health Service
- Student Union Rindi
- The Student Portal
Join us in creating the future
“You are welcome to join us in creating the future – welcome to us,” says Eva Åkesson, Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University.
Higher education in Sweden
Higher education in Sweden is divided into three levels, or cycles – first cycle (Bachelor's level), second cycle (Master's level) and third cycle (doctoral level). All higher education at Uppsala University is offered in the form of courses. Read more on higher education in Sweden.
Studyinsweden.se is a comprehensive, official resource on studying in Sweden for prospective and current international students. Here you’ll find everything you need to know on the Swedish higher education system, finding and applying for a programme, searching for scholarships, living as an international student in Sweden and learning Swedish.
Studyinsweden.se is built and maintained by the Swedish Institute, a public agency tasked with promoting Sweden abroad.
Current student? Welcome back!
If you are a current student at Uppsala University - Campus Gotland and if you have been admitted to one or more of our courses autumn semester 2019, you may register for your courses in the Student Portal from 1 August. If you have problems to register, please contact Student Services.
It is of most importance that you get registered in time in order to not risk losing your place. Please note that different courses may have different periods of registration. Information about your course can be found by searching for the name or application code for the course via Search in the Student Portal.
Contact the Study administration
Our administrators at the Student Services office can help you with matters regarding admissions, registration and transcripts.