New students at Orientation Day, augusti 2015 by Niklas Björling
New students at a previous Orientation Day by Niklas Björling



From August 24 to September 4, 2019

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


Saturday August 24 and Sunday August 25, 2019

-Arrival Service 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

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


Monday August 26, 2019

-IKEA Tour 10:00 am to 03:00 pm

The Stockholm University Student Union (SUS) invites all newly arrived students to join a free bus trip to IKEA.


Tuesday August 27, 2019

-Amazing Race 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Join the Stockholm University Student Union (SUS) in cooperation with TBA for a Campus Amazing Race.


Wednesday August 28, 2019

-Orientation Day 02:00 pm to 04:30 pm

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, sport life at campus, Swedish language courses, student union activities and preparing for study. 


Thursday August 29, 2019

-Guided Bus Tour 11:00 am to 01:00 pm

Join us on a free guided bus tour through Stockholm. There will be a professional English-speaking guide in each bus (totally 500 spots).


Friday August 30, 2019

-Open Fair and social activities 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

As a part of your Orientation we arrange an Open Fair and social activities for international and swedish students at Aula Magna. Student associations and the university´s organisations explain the services they provide for students. A speed-friending and Guided Tours in the campus will be held in the same location for all new Swedish and international students to get to know each other!


Monday September 2, 2019


Tuesday September 3, 2019

  • Meet us! International Office drop-in hours for general questions
  • Have you activated your university account? Visit Infocenter 
  • Be sure to find out where your department is situated 


Wednesday September 4, 2019

Good luck with your studies!


Interviews with international students

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

A smooth start at Stockholm University

You find more information about how to get a smooth start at Stockholm University in the Welcome newsletter we send to all students before the start of the semester.

Information to all admitted students

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