The information on this page is directed at new international students. It is given by campus: see Campus Borlänge Students or Campus Falun Students, depending on where you will be studying this semester.

The semester officially begins September 3: see dates and times (website).

Thank you to everyone who joined us for a fantastic introduction welcome day.

Programme for September 3, 2018

Campus Falun Students

08:30 Welcome speech at Lugnetkyrkan (short walk from campus)
09:30-10:00 Coffee and sandwich organised by the International Office, University Library
10:00-11:00 Information from the International Office, University Library
11:00-12:00 Register as an exchange student/Collect key card at Help Desk
13:00-14:30 Collect keycard/get photo taken (for the key card) at the Campus Falun Help Desk near Reception
17:00 Meet at Stora Torget to walk to Bojsen Beach (30 minute walk)
17:30 Barbeque at Bojsen Beach

Campus Borlänge Students

08:30 sharp Presentation to all new international students
You can download the presentation here.
09:30 Walk from Tenoren/Campus Borlänge to Galaxen (approximately a 15-minute walk from campus)
10:00-11:00 Welcome speech to new students from: Dalarna University Vice Chancellor, Head of School and Falun/Borlänge Municipalities 
11:00-13:00 Mandatory information meetings for new students taking a degree programme OR
Coffee and tea with Question and Answer Session for Erasmus students (Campus Borlänge)
13:00 Lunch for all new students (outside Tenoren)
13:30- 16:30 Social activities arranged by the Student Union for all new students (outside Tenoren)
20:00- 02:00 Jungle-themed party (Tenoren)

Activities for new students

The student union has organized activities for all new students during the first two weeks of the semester. A schedule of these activities can be found here.

Key Cards for Access to DU Facilities

In order to access the university premises, including computer labs, outside regular opening hours, and in order to borrow books from the library, you need a key card that shows your photograph.

International students studying in Falun can get their key card on September 3.

International students studying in Borlänge have specific time slots for when their photographs will be taken for their key cards. Time slots are organised by programme. Please see your time slot in this list:

Programme Time Date
Business Intelligence (M.Sc.)  11:30 to 12:00  3/9
Business Studies Int. Focus (M.Sc.)  10:30 to 11:00  4/9
Economics (M.Sc.)  10:00 to 10:30  4/9
Energy Efficient Built Env. (M.Sc.)  15:00 to 16:00  4/9
Erasmus/Exchange student   13:00 to 16:00  5/9 and 6/9
International Tourism Mgmt (B.Sc.)  13:00 to 16:00  7/9
Material Science (M.Sc.)  11:30 to 12:00  4/9
Solar Energy Engineering (M.Sc)  08:00 to 09:30  4/9
Tourism Destination Dev. (M.Sc.)  10:00 to 11:30  7/9

Please visit the webpage about Key Cards to learn more.

Registration and Roll Call (Call for Participation)

See Registration and Roll Call (webpage).

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