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!

Regarding COVID-19

All teaching and assessment at Uppsala University is currently delivered remotely. More information is found at the University's page 'Recommendations on how to minimise the spreading of COVID-19'.

We are continuously monitoring the situation and make decisions according to the current conditions and the responsible authorities’ recommendations. Check the Q&A regarding COVID-19 regularly to keep yourself updated with the latest decisions.

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 in Ladok. 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.

If you have been admitted to a Master’s programme, there is a condition that you will have completed your Bachelor’s degree by the start of the programme. This is usually proven by showing a physical copy of your degree certificate or diploma to your programme coordinator at registration on the first day of classes.

However, due to the current situation with Covid-19, we instead 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. In addition to this, please also bring the documents to Sweden when you arrive here.

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 restrictions and recommendations on COVID-19.

Welcome Programme

New students will be offered a series of digital information seminars and a digital welcome ceremony during the week before the semester starts, 23-27 August.

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. More details to follow!

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

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 in Ladok 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. There is always a last day for registration, and the deadline for registration may vary slightly between different courses. You find the dates for registration in Ladok. Log in to Ladok.

Last modified: 2021-06-20