The corona virus and covid-19:
Information to students
Linnaeus University follows the recommendations from The Public Health Agency of Sweden and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and has a crisis management team that works with these questions and closely monitors the development.
Checklist for new students
When you have been admitted to a course or programme at Linnaeus University, there are a few things you need to do before you start your studies. Follow the checklist below, then you are ready.
1. Read the admission decision – Accept your place
If you been admitted to a course or programme it is important that you read the specific information linked to your admission decision. In the international admission round, it is most common that you automatically accept your place when you are admitted, but some programmes and courses require that you confirm your place. If you are no longer intrested in your offer, you need to decline your admission.
All the information you need about admission, confirming or declining your admission is found on www.universityadmissions.se
Note that it is stated in your admission decision whether you have to accept in order to keep your place.
2. Preparing for your stay
Moving to another country requires preperation. Administrative processes usually take some time, which means that you will have to start early. Read more about preparing for your stay. Here you can find more information about residence permit, insurance, accommodation and student economy.
We would also recommend you to read our Survival guide for international students for additional information about the Swedish education system.
3. Obtain your student account
You need a student account be able to to pay your admission fee and to log in to Lnu.se/en/student/My-page/. If you do not have a Swedish identity number you will recieve an e-mail with the information needed to create a student account.
Once you are logged in, you can register, access course material, your student email, and other IT services. If you are experiencing problems obtaining your student account, please contact our IT support. Obtain student account
Note that you can only obtain your student account from a certain date and this is dependent on to which admission round you have been admitted. Dates on which you can obtain your student account at the earliest.
You must register on the course or programme to which you have been admitted. Once you have registered, you have shown that you are an active student. You register on Lnu.se/en/student/My-page/where you click on "My Ladok". On the registration page, the programme and/or course to which you have been admitted will be shown as available for registration, as well as information on between what dates you can register. Once you have registered, you will get access to all course material on the learning platform MyMoodle.
Note that you can register for a course starting one week before the start of the course and during the week of the start of the course (that is to say, not earlier). Registration is necessary in order to, among other things, have your study results registered.
5. Course/programme introduction and welcome letter
Search out your course or programme via the link below to find information on your course/programme introduction and welcome letter in the right hand column of the web page.
Note that welcome letter or specific information is not available for all programmes/courses. You can also search out your course or programme introduction via our timetabling system TimeEdit.
Syllabus and reading list
The syllabus describes the structure and content of your course/programme. In the syllabus, you will also find information on what literature you need. You find the syllabus/programme syllabus on each respective course/programme page.
Do not forget to check your contact details in “My Ladok”. In order not to miss out on any information, it is important that you state what email address you want Linnaeus University to use when contacting you.
Good to know
As a new student, there are a lot of things you need to think about. Therefore, we have gathered information about the support and service that is available to you as a student, as well as other information that is important to you during your studies, on the Student web.
Via the Student web, you will also get general information on what is going at Linnaeus University, like operational disruptions, news items, events, and other activities. On the Student web, you will also find a link to “My page”, where you will find important personal information about your studies. In order to log in, you must have a student account, see item 2 above. On My page you can also access your personal timetable.
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