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!
Recommended arrival days for new international students
26 and 27 August, we offer a welcome service and shuttle service at Visby airport and Visby ferry terminal between 11:30 and 19:30.
Admitted Bachelor's students:
During the drop-in hours (see below), you can pick up your welcome folder, one-time passcode for activating your student account and register for your courses at the Student Services Office (building D - first floor). Please bring your passport since activating your Student Account requires a formal ID. Once the account is activated, you should register for your course/courses in the Student Portal.
Admitted Master's students:
During the drop-in hours (see below), you can pick up your welcome folder and register for your courses at the Student Services Office (building D - first floor). During the drop-in hours, conditionally admitted Master’s students can also present their original Bachelor’s degree in order to be registered and get a one-time passcode for activating your student account. Please bring your passport since both course registration and activating your Student Account requires a formal ID.
Drop-in hours at the Student Services Office:
Monday 24 August: 13:00-15:00
Tuesday 25 August: 13:00-15:00
Wednesday 26 August: 13:00-15:00
Thursday 27 August: 13:00-15:00
Friday 28 August: 11:00-12:00 and 13:00-14:00
You will find the Student Services Office on the first floor in house D at Campus Gotland.
Checklist - autumn 2020
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 31 August, there will be a Welcome Reception for all new students at Campus Gotland.
28 August - Orientation Day for international students
It is recommended that new international students attend the Orientation Day, Friday 28 August between 09:00 and 14:00. Please assemble about 10 minutes before in the reception area on Campus (main entrance, Cramérgatan 3).
The Orientation Day programme is designed to welcome and introduce international students to the university, Campus Gotland, and to Visby. We will begin with about two hours information, seated in the campus restaurant Maltfabriken, including a break for coffee/tea, and will then proceed with guiding you around the premises, as well as introduce you to the library and to Rindi, in smaller groups.
You will be informed about the resources available to you as a student, along with other useful tips to assist and guide you through your stay. Information about the courses in Basic Swedish will also be presented.
Lecture and Guided Tours
On Saturday 29 August and Sunday 30 August, we offer a guided walking tour with the university guide Mikael Norrby. He will take you around medieval Visby and talk about Visby's amazing history. More details are coming during spring!
On Sunday 30 August at 15:00-16:00, Mikael Norrby will give a brief lecture on Gotland history. More details are coming during spring!
How to find Campus Gotland
- ABC - All you need to know as a student at Campus Gotland
- Today's schedule on Campus
- Access Card
- Housing in Visby
- Rights for you as a student at Uppsala University
- Travel to Gotland and Visby
- Student Health Service
- Student Union Rindi
- The Student Portal
Join us in creating the future
“You are welcome to join us in creating the future – welcome to us,” says Eva Åkesson, Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University.
Higher education in Sweden
Higher education in Sweden is divided into three levels, or cycles – first cycle (Bachelor's level), second cycle (Master's level) and third cycle (doctoral level). All higher education at Uppsala University is offered in the form of courses. Read more on higher education in Sweden.
Studyinsweden.se is a comprehensive, official resource on studying in Sweden for prospective and current international students. Here you’ll find everything you need to know on the Swedish higher education system, finding and applying for a programme, searching for scholarships, living as an international student in Sweden and learning Swedish.
Studyinsweden.se is built and maintained by the Swedish Institute, a public agency tasked with promoting Sweden abroad.
Current student? Welcome back!
If you are a current student at Uppsala University - Campus Gotland and if you have been admitted to one or more of our courses autumn semester 2020, you may register for your courses in the Student Portal from the beginning of 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. Information about your course can be found by searching for the name or application code for the course via Search in the Student Portal.
Contact the Study administration
Our administrators at the Student Services office can help you with matters regarding admissions, registration and transcripts.