Introduction Schedule

There are a range of activities happening in the first few weeks of the semester. Get to know the University, the city of Gävle and your new university friends by taking part in the activities listed below!  

Activites for new students

Here you will find some of the activities offered at the beginning of the semester.

Start of the Semester

Start of the Semester

This week the semester starts, with lectures, seminars, exams and everything else that forms part of university life.

Time and place: 21st of January at the University of Gävle

Introduction Day

Introduction day for international students

At the beginning of every semester University of Gävle arranges an introduction day for international students. During the introduction days the University provides you with practical and academic information. All international students are encouraged to participate!

Time and place: 21st of August, at 09.00 in room 99:133.

Please send an e-mail to to confirm your attendance at the introduction day. If you are a exchange student you don't need to contact us to confirm your attendance.


Kick-off (Inspark)

Kick-off (in Swedish: inspark) is the student union's and the student organisation's introduction week. Its a week full of fun and crazy adventures where you get the chance to get to know other students and the city of Gävle.

Time and place: Start 21st of January

Evenings at the Student Union

Evenings at the Student Union

Take part in student life - visit the student union. Remember to bring a photo ID and your temporary student union card that you receive at the student union reception when you become a member of Gefle Student Union. 

Time and place: 23rd and 25th of January, 22.00-02.00 at Club Kåren (building 91, Midgård)



Swim and relax for free as a student at the University of Gävle. Come to Fjärran höjder for several swimming pools, spa area with aroma sauna, woodfire outdoor sauna and a free ticket to try out their gym. Bring your University card!

A collaboration between Gävle kommun, Gefle student union, Fjärran Höjder and the University of Gävle.

Time and place: More info later

Published by: Lisa Olsson Page responsible: Lisa Olsson Updated: 2018-10-17
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