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!
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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 for certain flights and ferry arrivals. Please check for details and sign up for this service by registering on this link.
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 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. Detailed information about Orientation Day in our calendar.
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 22-25 August.
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. Go to our checklist to find the events listed with links to detailed information.
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 welcome reception.
You can also 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, starting 31 August. Read about the Lamning 2022 activities on the Gotland Student Union Rindi webpage.
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.
Welcome Reception in St. Nicolai ruin
On Monday 29 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
Welcome book from Campus Gotland
In the Welcome book 2022/2023, 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.
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.