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Practical information for new students

How nice that you found this page! Below we have compiled practical information about things that can be good to keep track of. 

Accommodation and housing in Gothenburg

If you want to know more about what housing- and accommodation opportunities there are in Gothenburg and the Gothenburg region, this is the page you should look at. 


At Chalmers you are insured during school hours. Here you will find more information about insurance for you as a student at Chalmers. 
Find your way to and on Campus
Chalmers has two campus areas close to the city centre of Gothenburg, Lindholmen Campus and Johanneberg Campus. The communications are good with bus links between the campus areas, also cycling is an easy, cheap and good way to commute. 

Course literature

Each course has a course syllabus with information about the course, including which course literature is included.

The work environment for students

Chalmers works to ensure that you as a student have a good work environment, the conditions to feel good in your studies, both physically, mentally and socially. 

Medical healthcare for students

If you want to know more about student health care, you will find the information here.

Mandatory Chalmers student union fee

For those who are admitted to a programme or courses of more than 7.5 credits, it is mandatory to be a member of Chalmers student union to gain access to premises, take part in teaching and write exams. When you become a member, you will receive a union card, which also works as your access card. You must activate your access card by entering a PIN code via the MyAccount portal, before it starts working! Students who are admitted to a maximum of 7.5 credits are not covered by the union compulsory.

Page manager Published: Thu 23 Jun 2022.