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Arrival Days

Autumn 2021 Arrival Day: 16 and 17 August

During Arrival Day, international mentors and university staff will welcome you and help you settle into your new life in Lund and Sweden.

Students outside the International Desk hauling around suitcases


The information on this webpage is preliminary and may change at any time due to changes in the Covid-19 situation. Please check back here for updates closer to the 2021 Arrival Day dates. 

Arrival days

  • Autumn 2021 Arrival Day, exchange students: Monday 16 August 09:00-20:00 (Medicon Village venue, Scheeletorget 1, Lund)
  • Autumn 2021 Arrival Day, degree students: Tuesday 17 August 09:00-20:00 (Medicon Village venue, Scheeletorget 1, Lund)

If possible due to covid-19, we will be at Copenhagen Airport both days during 07:30-18:30.

The free shuttle service from Lund Central Station up to the Arrival Day venue (Medicon Village) will be running from 08:45-19:30 on both days.

Normal Arrival Days services include (more details below):

  • Being met at Copenhagen Airport and Lund Central Station
  • Shuttle to pick up keys from LU Accommodation
  • IT help and other support for the first days
  • Purchase bedding
  • Shuttle to your housing

Other services on Arrival Day

On sale

Package containing a pillow, blankets, towels etc. for your new student housing will be on sale during Arrival Day.

The following items are included in the bedding package for the price of 756 SEK:

  • 1 pillow
  • 1 duvet
  • 1 set of bedlinens
  • 1 bedding sheet
  • 2 different sized towels
  • 1 kitchen towel
  • 1 dishcloth
  • 1 dish-brush
  • 1 bottle of environmentally friendly washing-up liquid

Student accommodation does not provide a pillow, blanket, bed linen, towels or a shower curtain. Bedding Packages will be on sale only on Arrival Days.

Learn more about the Orientation Weeks

International Desk – Information Centre

If you have any questions or need additional help during Arrival Day, you are welcome to visit the Information Centre located by the check-in desk. At the Information Centre you can get help with maps, questions about your student account/student email, printing etc. You are also always welcome to ask for help from Lund University mentors and staff available during Arrival Days.

Contact information

You can reach out to us at the International Desk by phone, email or via Zoom. We are currently not available for physical visits.

See phone and zoom hours below. 

Email: studentreception [at] lu [dot] se
Phone number: 
+46 (0)46 222 0100
Zoom: Join us on Zoom

Summer opening hours, 1 June–15 August

Monday–Thursday, 10:00–12:00
Monday–Thursday, 10:00–12:00

Arrival Days, 16–17 August

Physical visits, Medicon Village (Arrival Day venue), Scheeletorget 1 ​​​​​

Orientation Weeks, 18–27 August

Physical visits, Gustafsfoajén at the AF-building, Sandgatan 2

Find the International Desk on Google Maps

Watch on YouTube

How to get from Copenhagen Airport to Lund University.

The Helsingborg skyline in summer taken from the water

Contact your programme coordinator for information on additional arrival activities in Helsingborg.