Students arriving at Stockholm University
Students arriving at Stockholm University

Orientation Week

Orientation Week is designed to assist you - as a new student - to settle into university life at Stockholm University.

Key pick-up

Information for those who reveived housing via Stockholm University Housing Office can find information about key pick-up here.

Next Orientation Day

Next Orientation Day will be held on Friday the 25th of August between 17:00-21:00. More information can be found here.

Orientation Day interviews with international students

You can watch interviews with international students from the Orientation Day spring semester held on the 16th of January, 2017.

A week full of activities

The whole week, 20th to 25th of August, will be packed with student activities.

  • Sun 20 - Arrival Day
  • Mon 21 - Arrival Day
  • Tue 22 - Campus Amazing Race - 14:00-17:00
  • Wed 23 - Guided Tours on Campus - 12:00-14:00
  • Wed 23 - Speed Friending - 16:00-18:00
  • Thu 24 - IKEA Bus Tour - 09:45-15:00
  • Fri 25 - Orientation Day - 17:00-20:45

During the first week of the official semester the activities continues with a guided bus tour in Stockholm on Friday the 1st of September between 13:00-15:00, Library introduction to new students the 28th and 30th of August, Pub Crawl, Welcome Party and Survival Presentation.

The International Office conducts this Orientation Programme for exchange students and master's students at the beginning of each term/semester together with the Stockholm University Student Union. More information about the Welcome Activities see pdf down below.

Practical advice

The Orientation Week Programme for international students is designed to provide you with practical advice on a wide range of subjects, such as student e-mail account, opening a bank account, student health care, Swedish language courses, student union activities and preparing for study.

Meet other students and staff

The program also aims to provide you with the opportunity to meet new people and settle into your life here.

A smooth Start

More information about how to get a smooth start at Stockholm University please read A Smooth Start -  For new students at Stockholm University Autumn 2017 - August 28 to January 14

Welcome to Stockholm University!