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Preparations

Here are some things we want you to keep in mind when planning your time in Gothenburg.

Read your pre-arrival e-mails

Besides the information you will find on these pages, be sure to read your pre-arrival e-mails from the University, including the following: 

Degree-seeking students 

  • April: Information e-mails will be sent out a few days after the selections results has been pulished on universityadmissions.se
  • Mid-/end of June: E-mail from the Welcome Services with information about the Welcome Programme and how to prepare for your stay in Gothenburg.
  • Summer: You will receive an e-mail from your faculty/programme with details on registration and other important information.
    Contact your faculty if you have not received it.
  • 12 August: You will receive the latest updates on the Welcome Programme as well as information on what you can expect during your first days at the University of Gothenburg.

Exchange students

  • Spring: E-mail regarding admission to courses and registration procedures sent by your department.
    Contact your faculty if you have not received it.
  • Mid-June: Welcome e-mail from the Welcome Services with information about the Welcome Programme and how to prepare for your stay in Gothenburg.
    Contact welcomeprogramme@gu.se if you have not received it.
  • 12 August: You will receive the latest updates on the Welcome Programme and the pickup service as well as information on what you can expect during your first days at the University of Gothenburg.
     

The pre-arrival e-mails aim to remind you of the most important steps that you need to take care of whilst preparing for your stay in Gothenburg. 

Didn't get an e-mail?

The pre-arrival e-mails are sent by e-mail to all international students, regardless of the faculty you will be studying at.

If you have not received an e-mail by the date mentioned above, please e-mail welcomeprogramme@gu.se.

Information from your faculty or department

Please note that all specific information regarding your courses, including registration and start dates, is provided by your host faculty or department.

Housing

Gothenburg is Sweden's second largest city and popular with both students and businesses. As a result, demand for housing is high and it is important that you start looking as soon as possible.

Student Housing

Studying with a disability?

We offer support to students with disabilities. If you would benefit from this, please contact our University coordinator before arriving in Gothenburg.

Contact details and more information on the Student Portal

If you are required to pay fees, pay them on time

International students from countries outside the EAA who do not have a Swedish residence permit need to pay tuition fees in Sweden. Exchange students and citizens of an EEA country are not required to pay tuition fees.

More information about paying fees  

Take the chance to study Swedish

Even if you can speak English with practically everyone in Sweden, basic Swedish can come in handy. We offer Swedish language courses for all international students studying at the University of Gothenburg.

More information on the Student Portal

Page Manager: Welcome Services|Last update: 4/5/2019
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Utskriftsdatum: 2019-10-23