Student autumn 2023
With this page we want to inform you about the orientation activities we have planned at Campus Gotland. Start with the checklist!
Welcome to Uppsala University and Visby!
Soon you will join us in Sweden, Gotland and Visby and get ready for your studies and student life. We are looking forward to your arrival and hope you are too!
If you would like to connect with us before your arrival in Visby, follow Campus Gotland on Facebook and Campus Gotland on Instagram and learn more about your new student city.
Activate and register
On the University’s general welcome page, you’ll get information on how you as a new student activate your student account and how to register for your courses.
Recommended Arrival Days – 23-24 august
23 and 24 August, we offer a welcome service and shuttle service at Visby airport and Visby ferry terminal for certain flights and ferry arrivals. Details about the arrival service and how to register will follow.
If you arrive outside the official Arrival Days, do not worry. Check out how to get to Campus Gotland from Visby airport and the ferry terminal.
Welcome Centre in the Reception
From 21 August, you are warmly welcome to visit the Student Services to pick up your welcome folder, student account details and Campus Card. The Student Services is located in the Reception at Campus Gotland, Cramérgatan 3, and has its regular opening hours from 08:00 to 16:30, Monday – Friday. Services will include:
- Welcome package
- One-time passcode for the student internet account (requires formal ID, bring your passport)
- Campus Card – once you have been notified by email that it is ready for pickup
Staff from the International Office, as well as student hosts, will also be on hand.
ORIENTATION DAY 25 AUGUST
All new international students are invited to the Orientation Day, Friday 25 August. We recommend everyone to participate!
The Orientation Day programme is designed to welcome and introduce international students to the university, Campus Gotland, and to Visby. The introdution will include practical information, 'fika' and a guided tour around the premises. Detailed information about the programme will follow.
INFORMATION SESSIONS ONLINE
Each new academic year, the university holds a number of information sessions for new international students, to help you prepare for your studies and life in Sweden. We will hold a number of online information sessions with practical information for new students. Programme for the information online sessions will follow.
New students at Campus Gotland will be invited to various activities. These will include a guided tour in medieval Visby, a history lecture, a tourist train tour, a bus trip and a small fair with the campus support services, StudentExpo. More information will follow.
WELCOME RECEPTION 28 AUGUST
The welcome reception for all new students at Campus Gotland will be held on Monday August 28 in St. Nicolai ruin in Visby. The reception will include a formal welcome ceremony. Details for the welcome reception will follow.
You can also take a look at this welcome video from a previous year where you will meet, not only the principal and vice-principal, but several of our students who will take you behind the scenes to studies and student life at Uppsala University – Campus Gotland.
Regarding GHOST mentioned in the film: Do you want to get engaged in sustainability issues around Campus Gotland? Find out more about our student-led initiative GHOST on their Facebook page and/or follow GHOST on Instagram. You can also reach out directly via email.
Welcoming activities are also organised by the Gotland Student Union RIndi, starting during the first week of the semester. More information will follow.
Checklist - autumn 2023
We have put together a checklist with things to keep in mind for the autumn semester.
Find a place to live
There are student dormitory rooms as well as apartments. Read about accommodation.
On Monday 28 August, there will be a Welcome Reception for all new students at Campus Gotland.
How to find Campus Gotland
Campus Gotland is located between the beach and the medieval wall in Visby's inner port.
- Today's schedule on Campus
- Get the Campus Card
- Housing in Visby
- Learn Swedish
- Rights for you as a student at Uppsala University
- Travel to Gotland and Visby
- Library at Campus Gotland
- Student Health Service
- Student Union Rindi
- Study administration
- Studium - find your schedule and information about your studies
- Campus Gotland on Facebook
- Campus Gotland on Instagram
- Lunch menu at the restaurant Maltfabriken at Campus
- Tourist information
- Studyinsweden.se - an official resource on higher education in Sweden
Support for disabilities
If you have a long-term disability that affects your studies, you can get support during your time at Uppsala University. Read more on support for disabilities.
Remember to apply for this support in good time, preferably when applying for a course or programme at Uppsala University.
Welcome book from Campus Gotland
In the Welcome book, we present the most essential information you will need for your study period at Campus Gotland. Download the English version from the academic year 2022/2023 of the book (pdf).
When you arrive in Visby you will receive a printed booklet for 2023/2024.
Current student? Welcome back!
If you are a current student at Uppsala University and if you have been admitted to one or more of our courses autumn semester 2023, you may register for your courses from 27 July. If you have problems to register, please contact the Student Services at Campus Gotland.
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. There is always a last day for registration, and the deadline for registration may vary slightly between different courses.
Contact the study administration
Our administrators at the Student Services office can help you with matters regarding admissions, registration and transcripts.