We are always excited to meet new students at Chalmers University of Technology and we want to welcome you with fun, important and exciting activities where you get a chance to know the campus, meet new friends, explore the city, get a taste of the Swedish culture, and experience the diversity at Chalmers! Moreover, we try our best to make you feel at home during your studies at Chalmers.
The welcome and orientation week at Chalmers begins one week before your study period starts. The welcome and orientation week is arranged by Chalmers University of Technology in partnership with Chalmers International Reception Committee (CIRC)
This year, the ongoing pandemic means that we can't meet in the way we usually do and would really like to. But you should know that you are both longed for and welcome to us, and we will do everything we can to make you feel it!
Of course, there will also be physical activities. These activities will be organized and conducted by CIRC and they will also arrange for you to get a phadder/buddy. Read more information and sign up for a phadder
Virtual Orientation starts in August 2021
Keeping in mind your safety during the current situation, we introduce you to Chalmers and all it’s friendly people through Virtual Orientation 2021 where videos and information to guide you will be available from August.
The Virtual orientation will introduce you to all the important things you need to know when studying at Chalmers. You will receive more information about this during the summer.
Arrival day 23 August 2021
On 23 August 2021 the students/phadders from Chalmers International Reception Committee (CIRC) will be at
Landvetter airport from 9:00 to 20:00 and welcome you to Gothenburg. At the airport you will be given a map over the city and a free ticket for the Airport coaches.
When you enter the bus, show your airport coach ticket and ask the driver for a one-way ticket for the trams and buses in Gothenburg city. You will get the bus and tram ticket for free and it will allow you to travel to your accommodation.
If you don't have the opportunity to arrive on 23 August you'll find the time table and prices for the Airport coaches on their webpage
. You can buy tickets for the airport coaches online, in a vending machine or from the driver. When you enter the bus, show your airport coach ticket and ask the driver for a valid one-way ticket for the trams and buses in Gothenburg city. You will get the bus and tram ticket for free and it will allow you to travel to your accommodation.