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Schedule your arrival to Arrival Days

At the beginning of each semester the International Office and the faculties at LiU welcome all new international students and Arrival Days are organized to facilitate a smooth arrival and a better access to the information needed for a good start at your new study destination.

The Arrival Days also mark the start of the Welcome period and your LiU Experience. We strongly recommend you schedule your arrival to the dedicated Arrival Days in order to benefit from the extra services offered, and to be ready for your Orientation Proigramme and for the start of the semester.


Arrival Days August 2019 

  • 5 August ​(for students taking the intensive Swedish language course)
  • 12-13 August ​(Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Faculty of Medicine and Health Scineces)
  • 27-28 August (Faculty of Science and Engineering)


Arrival Day services on Campus Valla

The Arrival Day site on campus is located in the new Student building, opposite Zenit, at Campus Valla. It's the service and information hub for all new incoming exchange students. Make sure to come here to announce your arrival to the coordinators and to the and get the information needed for a smooth start. During Arrival Days the International Office will be open 11:00-20:00. 


Services offered during Arrival Days include:

  • Free Checklist upon arrival
  • Key pick up service 
    If you have been allocated accommodation through LiU you should pick up the keys at the International Office in the new Student building. N.B if you arrive outside the opening hours you will not be able to pick up the keys and must arrange for a hostel/hotel the first night/s.
  • Free transportation to your accommodation
    Enjoy free transportation from Campus Valla to your accommodation. One free ride to your LiU Accommodation or to any other temporary accommodation.
  • Help activating your personal LiU-ID/account and getting your LiU-card 
    Activating your LiU-ID allows you to access wifi and other important student services. This is key to get started as a new LiU Student. Remember to have your passport handy.
  • Free SIM-card and free fika
    Relax, enjoy a fika (coffee and biscuits) and call your family and friends back home to let them know you have arrived safely.
    Free SIM-cards (Swedish phone number) at your disposal.

Arriving outside Arrival Days

If, for any reason, you choose to arrive outside the set Arrival Days, please note that the International Office then will be open
Mon-Fri 09:00-16:30 (over the month of August).  










Page manager: intco@liu.se
Last updated: 2019-04-12