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Welcome back to campus this autumn

Linköping University will open this autumn, in stages. The Swedish government announced at a press conference on Friday afternoon, 29 May, that institutions of higher education will return to normal operation this autumn.

Jan-Ingvar Jönsson, new vice-chancellor. Photo: Charlotte Perhammar

LiU’s new vice-chancellor appointed

It’s official: the Swedish government has appointed Jan-Ingvar Jönsson as vice-chancellor of Linköping University. His term of office will begin on 1 July 2020.

Farewell Mingle - text mot blandfärgad bakgrund.

Digital Farewell Mingle

Despite a need to socially distance ourselves, LiU and the International Office still want to give you a joyful farewell and we therefore invite all departing international students to join our Digital Farewell Mingle. Take part of speeches, music and competitions (with some very nice prizes!).
When: 27 May
Time: 17-18

New look for LiU's Degree Certificates

From June 1st, the design of LiU's degree certificates will be changed, with a new background and a new front page.

Vice-Chancellor Helen Dannetun.

Farewell Ceremony 2020 Vice-Chancellor speech

Due to the coronavirus, the festive event Farewell Ceremony organised by the International Office was cancelled. Watch the congratulation speech from LiU¿s Vice-Chancellor Helen Dannetun and take part in the digital farewell event on May 27.

Student doing his/her examination on a laptop.

New guidelines for exams taken remotely

LiU has now changed the guidelines for exams that are reconfigured to exams taken remotely. At least five working days before the exam, the examiner is to provide information about which technical aids are permitted. The new guidelines do not allow students to post-register for an exam after the registration deadline.

 Patrik Högberg, project manager. Photo: Mikael Sönne

eISP brings unity to individual study plans

A working group has started to work with introducing a university-wide digital system to manage doctoral students’ individual study plans. The system, eISP, is to be introduced in three pilot departments during the autumn of 2020, and throughout LiU in 2021.

A roll of toilet paper.

When you gotta go, you gotta go

When healthcare is given priority, other goods get stuck in transport. At the same time, we have to be extra conscientious about hygiene, while folk are returning to campus in increasing numbers. The result – shortages of consumables, and closed toilets.

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We adapt – and help is available

Try to make your life similar to your life before distance mode. Set an alarm clock, go for a bike ride, and distinguish between study and leisure.

Master students at Campus Norrköping

Career in Sweden?

Interested in starting a career in Sweden after your studies? International PhD’s and master students starting year 2 in fall can now apply to our Career Support Program starting in September!

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Last updated: 2020-04-30