Welcome New Masters Students!
This page provides important information for new masters students at the Department of Information Technology, starting this autumn 2021. Which meetings should you attend? How do you register for the program? Are there any welcome activities? Please study this page carefully and return to it often when planning your start of studies at the IT department, to ensure a smooth start of your studies.
Please note: The information below only applies to students enrolled in the Computer Science masters programme (or one of its specialisations Sino-Swedish or Concurrent and Parallel Programming), and the Computational Science masters programme, Embedded Systems masters programme, Image Analysis and Machine Learning masters programme; or Data Science masters programme (one of its specialisations Data Engineering or Machine Learning and Statistics). If you are a student in any other masters programme within the disciplinary domain of science and technology, you should check for more information on this page.
The 2021 autumn term will start with introductory meetings in August. The introductory meetings will be conducted via Zoom. You are expected to attend the introductory meetings where you will be presented with information about your chosen programmes and how to select your courses, find out about studying in Uppsala and get a chance to meet with your new teachers and classmates.
Enrolment Formalities: All students need to have an individual meeting with the programme coordinator or the programme student advisor to discuss your study plan and finalise enrollment. All students need to have a device with camera to the meeting.
Students with a provisional offer of enrollment in addition need to provide the necessary documents and send them to the University admissions. It is mandatory to complete your course selection before orientation is over, August 27.
Student account: To participate in the programme it is very important that you have a student account. You can read more about getting a student account here.
All new masters students at the Department of Information Technology are invited to attend our orientation programs, where you will be presented with information about your chosen programmes and how to select your courses, find out about studying in Uppsala and get a chance to meet with your new teachers and classmates.
While the orientation programs are optional you are strongly recommended to attend as many events as possible. Please find more information about your orientation program at the links below.
Orientation for the Masters in Embedded Systems at Uppsala University 2021 (Preliminary schedule)
Orientation for the Masters in Computational Science at Uppsala University 2021 (Preliminary schedule)
When campus tuition eventually begins, you will spend most of your time at the department of Information Technology on the Campus Polacksbacken. You will find the location of the department on this map. You will find a presentation of the campus here. You will also spend some time at the neighboring Ångström laboratory campus that is presented here.
Information about COVID-19
Teaching at the Department of Information and Technology.
Q&A regarding COVID-19
In addition to the information provided here, it will be useful for you to have a look at Uppsala University's welcome pages.
Other Orientation Events
The Uppsala Union of Engineering and Science is organising a Master and Exchange Reception. Take the opportunity to interact with other students and find information about courses, events and many other activities relevant for a master student of Science and Technology.
Uppsala's 13 student nations regularly organize events to welcome new students and then throughout the year. Read more about Uppsala’s nations.
The Uppsala Student Union welcomes international students and offers help and advice every weekday. Read more about their services here.