Stockholm city by Niklas Björling
Stockholm city by Niklas Björling


The Welcome activities is what we call the period designed to assist you as a new student and introduce the university life for you. The attendance is optional so do not worry if you miss some of the Welcome activities, Guided Bus Tour or Orientation Day. You can always catch up!  


From January 20 to January 28, 2019

The International Office together with the Stockholm University Student Union, the Stockholm University Library and the Academic Writing Service arrange Welcome activities for you!


Sunday January 20, 2019

  Arrival Day 12:00 to 22:00

The Arrival Day for international students consists of three events: the Welcome teams at Arlanda airport, the Arrival Shuttle Bus Service from the airport to our campus and the Arrival Service at Studenthuset.


Monday 21 January, 2019


Tuesday 22 January, 2019

  Orientation Day 16:15 to 19:00

The Orientation Day 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.


Wednesday 23 January, 2019


Thursday January 24, 2019


Friday January 25, 2019


Saturday 26 January, 2019


Monday January 28, 2019



Interviews with international students

You can watch interviews with international students from previous Orientation Days.

Key pick-up

Information for those who will receive housing via Stockholm University Housing Office can be found information about key pick-up here.

Quick guide to "A smooth start"

More information about how to get a smooth start at Stockholm University please read our check list for Spring 2019.


Welcome to Stockholm University!

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