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International students at autumn 2010 Orientation Day

Orientation Day - spring semester 2017

Orientation Day is an information packed day where newly arrived international students will receive information about life as a student in Sweden. The 2017 spring semester Orientation Day will be held on Monday 16 January, 2017, 17:00-21:00.

Students having a coffee outside Photo: Orasis

Application procedure for exchange students

Here you will find a step-by-step description of the application process for exchange students. The application procedure for exchange students differs from that of non-exchange students. As an exchange student, you must be nominated by your home university.

Students at Orientation Day Photo: Eva Dalin

Choosing your courses as an exchange student

The main language of instruction at Stockholm University is Swedish, but the university also offers a large number of undergraduate and graduate courses in English. Generally, your course selection must be approved and signed by your home institution, your host department and yourself.

Two students in front of laptop computers Photo: Eva Dalin

Get access to all IT services

You can visit Infocenter in Studenthuset to get access to all the IT services you need. It is important to bring a photo ID or a passport.

Welcome students and researchers

Arrival Service and Shuttle Bus Service

Here you find information about International Student Guides welcoming international students and shuttle bus service from Arlanda airport in connection to Stockholm University Orientation Week.


What is a university account and university card?

Your university account gives you access to a number of IT services at Stockholm University. The university card is used for library services, and printing/copying.

Orientation Day Programme

Autumn Semester Orientation Day presentations are now available

All presentations from Orientation Day the 24th of August, 2016, can be found here as a pdf and as a video.


Departmental agreements/Erasmus

Central university-wide agreements
International Office
Studenthuset, Universitetsvägen 2 B

Drop-in opening hours
International Office:

Monday, Tuesday: 10:00-12:30
Wednesday, Thursday: 13:00-15:00

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