Student autumn 2021

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 at Uppsala University - Campus Gotland in Visby and get ready for your studies and student life. We are looking forward to your arrival and hope you are too!

Check the digital welcome reception in the Youtube player below 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. The welcome film will remain available so you can watch when it suits you.

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

More welcome activities

New students at Campus Gotland will also be invited to various activities on campus starting 3 September. Activities will include a tourist train tour, a guided tour in medieval Visby, and a history lecture. Please see our checklist for more information!

REGARDING COVID-19

Uppsala University expects to resume on-campus education from 30 August onwards. The transition will be gradual and as it will differ depending on the subject you study, please contact your course or programme coordinator for details. The University's current recommendations on COVID-19.

Admitted to a programme?

On your programme page, there is contact information and possibly information about programme start, admissions from waiting list and how to register. Find your programme here.

Activate your student account and register for courses

To prepare for your future studies at Uppsala University you need to activate your student account. The student account gives you access to the university's networks, printing systems and a variety of other services, and is required to later webregister to your programme.

Current students

If you are a current student at Uppsala University, you will be able to register for courses yourself in Ladok when your course opens for registration, most of our courses opens 30 July but it may differ from course to course. Current student? Welcome back!

New students WITH a Swedish personal identity number

If you are a new student with a Swedish personal identity number, your registration is made in two steps: 

  1. Activate your student account
  2. Log in and register for course/courses. Once you have registered you will get a confirmation via e-mail within a couple of days.

New student WITHOUT a Swedish personal identity number

If you are a new student without a Swedish personal identity number, you will need a onetime passcode before you can activate your student account. Please do this as soon as possible to be prepared for registration and future studies at Uppsala University.

If you are currently in Sweden and at Campus Gotland, you can pick up a onetime passcode at the reception at Campus Gotland to activate your student account.

You can also receive a onetime passcode via post, read instructions below:

1. Contact the IT-Servicedesk via email to request a onetime passcode for activating your student account. The email needs to include the following information and documents:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • That you are admitted to a programme at Campus Gotland
  • A copy of your valid identity document (e.g. passport) 
  • A copy of a utility bill addressed to you, for example a phone bill, rent or similar that can confirm your home address. We will send your onetime passcode to this address. The bill cannot be older than 6 months. 

2. When the IT-Servicedesk have verified your identity and that the documents are authentic, they will send a letter with a onetime passcode and instructions for activating your student account to your home address. You will receive an email informing you when your onetime passcode is on the way.

3. Once you receive your onetime passcode, activate your student account by following the instructions provided in the letter.

4. When your student account is activatedregister for the course or courses of the programme that you are admitted to in Ladok. You may register for your courses from 30 July.

​If you have any questions or are unable to provide a household bill, please contact the Service Desk via email for assistance. 

Read more about student account and registration at Uppsala University

Recommended arrival days for new international students

25 and 26 August, we offer a welcome service and shuttle service at Visby airport and Visby ferry terminal between 11:30 and 19:30. Note: To receive this service you will need to register your arrival information before 16 August. We will take measures according to the number of participants and the COVID-19 pandemic situation in August.

Admitted Bachelor's students:

During the drop-in hours (see below), you can pick up your welcome folder, and if you didn’t activate your student account and register for your courses as described above, you may do this at the Student Services Office (building D - first floor). However, due to the current situation with the coronavirus, we would recommend you to activate your account and register according to above.

Admitted Master's students:Reception desk at Campus Gotland

During the drop-in hours (see below), you can pick up your welcome folder, and if you didn’t activate your student account and register for your courses as described above, you may do this at the Student Services Office (building D - first floor). However, due to the current situation with the coronavirus, we would recommend you to activate your account and register according to above.

Are you admitted with a condition, we kindly ask that you upload your diploma and complete transcript to your account at Universityadmissions.se as soon as you’ve received them. If you have applied for your bachelor’s degree but not yet received it, upload a signed letter from the graduation office at your home university that you have applied for such a degree and fulfill all necessary requirements. You will not be able to register for your programme until your Bachelor’s degree has been verified. 

Student Services at Campus Gotland

From 23 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 Desk at Campus Gotland, Cramérgatan 3, and has its regular opening hours from 08:00 to16:30, Monday – Friday. Please observe and follow the precautions during the pandemic such as maintaining distance to others, avoiding large gatherings, washing hands regularly, and staying home if you feel ill. Find out more about the current recommendations on COVID-19.

How to find Campus Gotland

How to find Campus Gotland

Campus Gotland is located between the beach and the medieval wall in Visby's inner port.

How to find us

Useful links

Welcome book from Campus Gotland

In the Welcome book from Campus Gotland, we present the most essential information you will need for your study period at Campus Gotland. Download the English version of the book (31 page pdf).

When you arrive  in Visby you will receive a nice printed version of the book!

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 2021, you may register for your courses from 1 August. 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. 

Last modified: 2021-09-14