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welcome_fair_ht_2013Prepare 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.

Upon arrival

Official arrival day: 26 June, 2020, from 12:00 until latest 20:00

Course dates: 29 June - 24 July, 2020, on site (Please note that some courses have some preparatory exercises before arrival to Sweden)
Welcome and orientation: 29 June, 2020, from 10:00-12:00
Day of departure: 25 July, 2020, 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 Reception will be held in the morning of the first day of classes. 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.


Pick-up service

Linköping University provides a shuttle bus pick-up service when arriving in Linköping (at the airport, train or bus station) on 26 June. The timetable for the shuttle bus can be found here in June 2020. (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 (Studenthuset) or will arrive at another time than is mentioned above, you must get to Studenthuset 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)

Bromma Stockholm Airport


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.

SJ (the largest train operator in Sweden)

Trains and buses run regularly between Linköping and Norrköping. Buses and commuter trains take about 40 minutes.

Stops: Universitetssjukhuset Norra entrén and Universitetssjukhuset maskincentralen.

Useful bus lines

*Please observe that the timetable for July 2020 will be published in June 2020.

*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.

Page manager: summeracademy@liu.se
Last updated: 2019-10-08