Master's Introduction Programme Autumn 2023

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At the beginning of the autumn semester we offer an Introduction Programme to all our Master's students, studying an international Master's programmes (so even if you are Swedish you are more than welcome to join). The Introduction Programme is organized by the International Office and all activities are free of charge. Our aim is to help all our Master's students to connect socially and to settle in Sweden, Örebro and Örebro University.

The introduction programme for the autumn 2023 intake can be found below.

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Monday August 28: Welcome Reception and Campus Tour

Welcome to Örebro University! Our Welcome Reception is a great opportunity to get to know more about Örebro, Örebro University, the introduction programme, the higher education system in Sweden and the country, as well as to meet the team of the International Office, the Swedish Tax Authority Skatteverket and your fellow students. 

After a short break we will show you our Campus Almby. You can download the app 'MazeMap' to find the room and get around easily - both International and Swedish students are more than welcome to join!


Monday August 28: Get together Tybbleparken

It is time for our first social activity! We will meet up at Tybbleparken close to campus, so just bring blankets, snacks and a sweater/hoody as well as some games if you like to. You also have the possibility to try Kubb, one of the most popular Swedish Outdoor Games, and just have a relaxed evening with your fellow students and classmates.

If you are not sure how to get there just type ''Tybblegatan 94'' in GoogleMaps and we can meet up infront of the building.

Exhibitors at the Welcome Fair

Wednesday August 30: Welcome Fair

Every semester, Örebro University hosts a welcome fair for new students. Over 40 companies and student associations want to meet you to tell you all about what they and Örebro have to offer.

Come and mingle, meet them and get the best start to your studies as possible. Some might also offer some free goodies to take or lotteries, so it might be worth to have a look there! 


Friday September 01: Örebro City Tour

Join us on our Örebro city tour today and get to know more about the city where you are living during your studies. Discover second-hand stores, stores which have spices from all around the world, cozy parks and cafés, Kulturkvarteret including art, music and the city library which has books in dozens of different languages as well as other useful places such as the tax office and bank branches.

Have you heard about Congrego yet? It is a study area located in Örebro’s city centre for those seeking a change of scenery and a place to study off campus for a while. We will be visiting this place as well. And maybe we finish our tour with a traditional Swedish fika? 

bookshelves in the library

Monday September 04: Library Tour

Today, you will get a private tour of the library and learn how to best use it during your studies. The librarians will get you prepared for everything you need to know about books, databases and scientific articles, and also show you the facilities you have access to as a student of Örebro University.


Wednesday September 06: Fika with the International Office

How have your first days been in Sweden? How does it feel do be a student at Örebro University? Are there any things you are (still) wondering about?

We at the international office would like to invite you to a Swedish fika at the cozy environment of Ljuspunkten ('the light point') to share exeperiences, suggestions and answer all questions you might have, 

students in a lecture hall

Thursday September 07: How to Write Exams

Today you meet our colleague Sandra Eriksson who works as an exam administrator at Örebro University. She will provide you with all necessary information concerning exams in Sweden, from the mandatory registration to what applies during exam days and in exam halls.

Since the regulations might be different from your home countries and we do not want to get you in troubles, it is a mandatory information session including time for questions of course.

Beachvolleyball-courts next to the red pavilion

Friday September 08: Volleyball Tournament

It is finally time for our annual volleyball tournament! All the student sections of Örebro University will march the halls, chant their anthem and support their teams during this amazing competition.

Our master students have won the title several times, so join the team and play or cheer them on to win the cup again at one of the biggest highlights of the Orientation Programme!

student sitting infront of its computer

Thursday September 14: Academic Writing

Even though also paper and digital exams in lecture halls are written at Örebro University, most of you need to write some academic seminar papers and take-home exams too which might have different requirements then in your home country. Sounds challenging? No worries, we have you covered.

During this mandatory session, you will receive useful tips on how to improve your academic writing by our writing instructor Marinette Grimbeek. You are also welcome to ask questions, and book a personal tutoring if you like to.

students at the Örebro Day

Friday September 15: Örebro Day

Örebro Day is a big parade where all students take over the city and a highlight of the orientation programme you not want to miss. It starts with parade, and afterwards all sections compete at some fun-/minigames. There will also be a price for the best cheering, music on stage and a lot of fun is guaranteed!