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!
Check out the the beginner’s guide to Campus Gotland if you are interested in knowing more about your new study place, Visby and the island you are planning on moving to.
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Arrival Days – 23-24 august
23 and 24 August, we offer a welcome service and shuttle service for new students at Visby airport and Visby ferry terminal for certain flights and ferry arrivals. Our student hosts will greet you at the terminals and drive you in a minivan to your accommodation. Some waiting may occur when many students arrive at the same time. You need to register for this service! Find details about which flights and ferry arrivals are included and register here.
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, 09:00-12:30. 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.
Between 09:00 and 10:30, there will be presentations with practical information about activities and learning Swedish, and a break with 'fika'.
Between 10:30 and 12:30, you will be assigned a smaller group for a campus tour, including for example the library and the student union. Several current students will be available for questions about student life.
Student services are open for drop-in 13:00-14:30 and IT Support 13:30-14:30 (regular drop-in hours).
Information sessions online 21-24 August
Each new academic year, the University holds a number of information sessions online for new international students, to help you prepare for your studies and life in Sweden. Programme for the information sessions 2023.
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 about welcome activities.
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. More information about the welcome reception.
Other welcome activities
Welcoming activities are also organised by the Gotland Student Union RIndi, starting on 4 September. More information on Lamningen 2023.
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
- 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
Beginner's guide to Campus Gotland
In the beginner’s guide Explore Campus Gotland we offer a pre-taste of your new study place. Most of the content is provided by current students and the guide is published in the learning platform Studium, used for programmes and courses.
By delving into the guide, you will both try out the learning platform and become familiar with the study environment and the student community!
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.