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!
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 – 24-25 august
24 and 25 August, we offer a welcome service and shuttle service at Visby airport and Visby ferry terminal (hours to be decided). You will need to sign up for this service by registering on a link that will be published here in June 2022.
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 at Campus Gotland
From 22 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 at the Welcome Centre 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 Housing Office will be on hand for keys and contracts for those who have been offered housing through the Uppsala University Housing Office.
Staff from the International Office, as well as student hosts, will also be on hand.
Orientation Day 26 August
All new international students are invited to the Orientation Day, Friday 26 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. More information will follow in June 2022.
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. These will be published on this website in June 2022.
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, and a bus trip. Details will be published on this page in June 2022.
Welcome reception 29 august
The welcome reception for all new students at Campus Gotland will be held on Monday August 29 in St Nicolai ruin in Visby. The reception will include a formal welcome ceremony. Details for the reception programme will be published later this spring.
Meanwhile, take a look at this welcome video from last 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. We will share information about these on this website as soon as the schedule becomes available.
Checklist - autumn 2022
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.
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram
How to find Campus Gotland
- Today's schedule on Campus
- Get the Campus Card
- Housing in Visby
- Rights for you as a student at Uppsala University
- Travel to Gotland and Visby
- Library at Campus Gotland
- Student Health Service
- Student Union Rindi
- 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
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 printed booklet.
Join us in creating the future
“You are welcome to join us in creating the future – welcome to us,” says Anders Hagfeldt, Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University.
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 2022, you may register for your courses from 29 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.