To be able to use the university web services, register for your courses, take out library books and more, you need to first go through our "Five steps to get started".
Pre-programme activities are scheduled from Monday August 24 at 9.30 AM (Swedish time) on Zoom (our service for web meetings) and continues during the following days. The activities are important to prepare you for the studies at the MBA programme so please ensure to attend this. Confirmation of attendance to Mr Sonny Jakobsson, Research Assistant at email@example.com before August 14.
Registration followed by an introduction is held on August 31 at 09.30 AM (Swedish time) on Zoom.
To access the Zoom sessions you will need a link. This will be sent to you by email. Please make sure you have the correct email address in Ladok.
Your studies within the programme include four periods as shown in the table beneath – periods 1-4. Your academic year will start in August 2020 and end in June 2021, i.e. it lasts over two semesters. 30 credits per semester represent full time studies. The programme as a whole consequently comprises 60 credits.
Study period 1
Study period 2
Comparative Management Culture, 7,5 cr
Leadership and Gender, 7,5 cr
Customer Relationship Management, 7,5 cr
Marketing Theories, 7,5 cr
Study period 3
Study period 4
Master Thesis in Business Administration (mandatory)
During the second semester, you will choose two out of these three courses and also write the Master Thesis.
International Business Strategy
Below you will find welcome letters for the first course(s) that you will take as part of your programme. You will find information about course registration, links to the course syllabus and reading list, timetable and more in your course welcome letter. Welcome letters for courses are published at the latest four weeks before the course start date.
If you are a new student who has just arrived to Gävle, you are not alone. Finding meeting places and new friends is often where the fun begins. The Gefle Student Union work in conjunction with student organisations to improve courses, student social environments and many of the entertaining aspects available to you during your study period. To become involved in the Gefle Student Union is therefore a great opportunity to take part in and be able to influence student life and at the same time get to know students studying other subjects.
Don’t hesitate to send an email to the Gefle Student Union and make sure to follow their social media accounts.
You need to apply for accommodation yourself. Please remember to do it in good time before your arrival. The University of Gävle does not provide any student accommodation.
As a student at the University of Gävle you have the opportunity to install
Microsoft Office on up to five computers. The Office package includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Onenote.
The library is located in the middle of campus and is open to everybody. You can reach all digital resources such as e-books and e-journals after logging in with your user account.
At the Student Centre you will meet knowledgeable staff that can assist you in just about anything regarding your studies at the University of Gävle. The Student Centre is located in building 22. You will also find a café in this area and TV displays showing current information and the daily timetabling. If you have any study-related questions, you can contact the Student Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org
Eduroam (EDUcation ROAMing) gives you access to the Internet when you are staying on the University campus. It also provides internet access at other universities and colleges that are connected to eduroam. Eduroam also works at many airports, railway stations and hotels.