Incoming Student 2019

Welcome to Chalmers!

We are delighted that you have chosen Chalmers University of Technology and the city of Gothenburg as your study destination. Join us for the Welcome and Orientation Week 26-30 August. The semester starts on Monday 2 September. At these pages we have collected information to help you meet your first weeks.

To do! - Your first few days at Chalmers​

1. Complete the Mandatory Registration no later than 2 September!

Being admitted is the first step. To keep your offered study place, you need to register for the courses in your Master's programme.
How, when and where to register?
Select your student category in the menu.

2. Collect your Computer account and Key card/Student union card

Your Student union card is a multi-functional card that works both as a student discount card and a key card. It gives you access to the premises that your programme has at its disposal and also premises common to all students.

How, when and where to​ collect your Computer account?
Select your student category in the menu.

3. Schedule

In TimeEdit you will find your schedule, the schedule for the autumn semester will be published on 14 June. How the next academic year is planned you can see on the link below.

Find your schedule

Academic year

4. Being a member of the Student Union

A membership in the Student Union at Chalmers is mandatory.

Student Union: New at Chalmers - FAQ

5. Apply for a Swedish personal identity number

If you intend to stay one year or more in Sweden, you should apply for a Personal Identity Number at the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket). 

The Swedish Tax  Agency webpage

6. Chalmers map app

Download the map of the two campuses at Chalmers. You can search for lecture rooms, buildings, bus- and tram stops, restaurants and cafés and a lot more. 

Download Chalmers map app

7. Library card

To get a Library card, you need to visit one of the libraries.

Get a library card

New at the library


Published: Wed 05 May 2010. Modified: Mon 10 Jun 2019