Prepare your arrival
Moving to study in another country requires preparation, which at first can seem like a daunting task. This page can hopefully help you feel prepared for what´s ahead.
Official arrival day: 28 June, from 12:00 until latest 20:00
Course dates: 1 July - 26 July on site (Please note that some courses have some preparatory exercises before arrival to Sweden)
Welcome and orientation: 1 July, 9:00-13:00
Day of departure: 27 July, before 12:00
To know what awaits you upon arrival, please find our Arrival day checklist here.
Welcome and orientation
In order to help you settle into life at LiU Summer Academy, a welcome and orientation morning will be held in the beginning of the week the course period starts. During this orientation you will receive both practical and academic information. When arriving in Linköping, you will receive the keys to your accommodation as well as some information before you are taken to your housing.
Linköping University provides a shuttle bus pick-up service when arriving in Linköping (at the airport, train or bus station) on 28 June. The timetable for the shuttle bus can be found here. (The timetable also show the way you walk from the train station to the bus station, where the pick-up will be located. If you arrive to the Linköping airport the bus pick-up spot is right outside the terminal.)
If you choose to go directly to the registration building at campus Valla (Zenit) or will arrive at another time than is mentioned above, you must get to Zenit by yourself.
If you arrive outside opening hours, you are expected to arrange your own accommodation, until you can come and pick up the key for your accommodation.
Travel to Linköping University Summer Academy
There are two local airports - one in Linköping and one in Norrköping. Linköping airport has regular flight connections with Amsterdam International Airport. In the Stockholm region, there are several airports.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport (north of Stockholm)
Stockholm Skavsta Airport (south of Stockholm)
Train or bus to Linköping and Norrköping
Linköping and Norrköping can be reached by train or car from Stockholm in less than two and a half hours and from Copenhagen in Three and a half hours. The railway stations (travel centres) in both cities are situated a ten-minute walk from the city centre. By express bus it takes slightly longer.
Trains and buses run regularly between Linköping and Norrköping. Buses and commuter trains take about 40 minutes.
Stops: Universitetssjukhuset Norra entrén and Universitetssjukhuset maskincentralen.
*Please observe that the timetable for July 2019 will be published in June 2019.
*If you take bus to Ryd or Campus US, please only buy bus ticket in paper form (not card), if you have paid the accommodation package. A bus card is included in the package.
To Campus Valla from Linköping Center (on Arrival Day):
Bus stops: Universitetet Golfbanan and Universitetet.
Last updated: 2019-06-14