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".
There will be a programme introduction on Monday 29 August at 10.00 am. The introduction will be one hour on Campus and via zoom. The programme introduction will be a good opportunity to meet and greet some of the faculty members involved in the programme courses and ask questions about the programme.
All new students are welcome to join and we look forward to meeting you.
Date: 29 August, 2022
Time: 10:00 -11:00
Link to zoom: https://hig-se.zoom.us/j/67491353978
The first period of the programme starts on Monday 29 August. Make sure you participate in the first lecture on course introduction, as important course information is given during the introductory lecture. If you are registered for the course and do not attend by 13 September you will lose your spot in the course and will have to re-register for the course in another period.
Your studies within the programme include four periods as shown in the table beneath. Your academic year will start in August 2022 and end in June 2023. 30 credits per semester represent full-time studies. The programme as a whole consequently comprises 60 credits.
This is an on-campus programme and all the courses will be held on campus. However, some courses will offer “hybrid teaching setups” for part of the course. Please contact each course coordinator for more information on how the course will be conducted. The following courses will be available within your programme:
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) 15 cr
During the second semester, you will choose two out of these three courses and also write the Master Thesis.
Advanced Managment 7,5 cr
International Business Strategy 7,5 cr
Emerging Markets 7,5 cr
Below you will find welcome letters for the first courses in the programme. You will find information about course registration, links to the course syllabus and reading list, timetable and more in the welcome letters. These 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 e-mail 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 email@example.com
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.