Malmö University 20 years – celebrate with us

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Welcome to Malmö University!

New students at Malmö University

On these pages you will find lots of information to help you get acquainted with Malmö University and living in Sweden. Follow the links and you won't miss anything essential.

Keep in mind that this is general information that applies to all new students. The welcome e-mail contains specific information that applies to your individual course or programme.

Start of term – what you need to do to get started

1. Read your welcome e-mail
2. Download your computer identity - from August 6
3. Register for your studies 
4. Check the time and place of your lectures

Student life – how it works

Schedule and roll call/introductory meeting
Finding your lecture hall
Syllabus and finding course literature
Canvas
Ladok Student
Teaching methods
Exams and examination methods
Multicard
Library card
Wifi - wireless network at campus
IT support
Technical equipment loans
Book a group room yourself
Study certificates

Student support at the Student Centre

Student Health Service
Study Guidance Service
Careers Service
Support for disabilities and dyslexia

Start of term – what you need to do to get started

Before you can start your studies you will need to download your computer identity and register for your studies.

1. Read your welcome email

Malmö University sends out welcome emails to all admitted students. The emails are sent to the address you have registered at universityadmissions.se/antagning.se. The welcome emails provides important information for new students. As all welcome emails are not identical, it is important to read yours thoroughly. Please check all your inboxes, including spam folders, if you cannot find the emails. 

2. Download your computer identity

You use your computer identity during your entire period of study to log-in on computers and web platforms. With your computer identity you can also access Ladok Student, and Canvas. Download your computer identity at idservice.mah.se from August 6. 

3. Register for your studies

You need to register for the programme or the course you have beed admitted to. You need to be registered in order to receive your study aid, to participate in studies, and for your teachers to inform you of your study results. You can register at Ladok Student or during the roll call/introductory meeting. In your welcome e-mail you will find out which option applies to you.

However, if you have been conditionally admitted you cannot register online. Instead, contact the Study Administrator at your faculty

Register for your studies via Ladok Student

If you change your mind after registration
Read more about withdrawal from studies  

4. Check the time and place of your lectures

You can find the time and room of your lectures in the online schedule. Schedules will be published four weeks prior to course start. 

Student life – how it works

Schedule and roll call/introductory meeting

The schedule includes the times and rooms for all your classes. Schedules are published four weeks prior to the start of each course.

How to find your schedule

Finding your lecture hall

There are five different university buildings at campus. You will find your building and lecture room in the schedule.

How to find your lecture hall/room

Use the app Mazemap 

Syllabus and finding course literature

In the syllabus you can read more about the structure of your education, what courses are part of the programme and find required course literature. If you are studying a degree programme, you can find the course syllabus and readling list by clicking on the course.

Find your degree programme here

You can find your course literature on the syllabus web page for your course. You can borrow literature at the library or buy the books yourself. In the Niagara building there is a a second-hand bookshop where you can find used course literature. 

Canvas

Canvas is the learning platform where you can access important information related to your studies, such as your schedule and contact details. You can also use it to communicate with your teachers and other students, and submit study assignments. Before you can login, you must have your computer identity and have registered for your course or programme. You will find more information about how Canvas is used for your particular education from your teacher.

Login to Canvas 

Ladok Student

At Ladok Student you can see your study results and download certified study certificates. You can log into Ladok Student with your computer identity.

Teaching methods

During your studies at Malmö University, you will encounter different methods of teaching. These may take the form of lectures, seminars, workshops and practical lab work. Self-study, meaning when you take responsibility for learning outside of your scheduled timetable, will also form an important part of your education.

Exams and examination methods

Different methods are used in order to assess your academic performance. An examination may be a traditional sit-in exam, written assignment or an oral test. Other forms of examination may include oral seminars or lab work. The form of examinations that will apply to your course/programme is listed in the syllabus. You have to register for all sit-in exams and if you have not registered on time, you will not be permitted to take the exam. Almost all written sit-in exams take place at the Gäddan building.

Exams at Malmö University

Multicard

You use a Multicard as a student ID card for the university, as a library card, as a pass, and when you need to print out documents. You can get your Multicard at the library in Orkanen or at reception in Health and Society. 

Information on how to get a Multicard

Library card

Your Mulitcard automatically registers as a library card.

Wifi – wireless network on campus

The university wifi is called Eduroam and you have to create an account to access the network.
Find out how here

IT support

You are welcome to contact the university's IT support, called Helpdesk.

Technical equipment loans

If you need to borrow technical equipment, such as a sound card or a dictaphone, ask at ”Teknikutlåningen” in Orkanen.

Book a group room yourself

You can book certain rooms for studying via schedule.mah.se.

Study certificates

Sometimes you may need a certificate showing the courses you have studied or proving that you are registered at Malmö University. You can print a study certificate via Ladok Student or ask a Student Services assistant to help you.

Student support at the Student Centre

Student Health Service

You can go to the Student Health Service for individual support talks, advice, testing or to get information on other forms of support.

Study Guidance Service

Study Guidance helps you with support and advice on issues related to studies and future professions. 

Careers Service

Careers Service gives you support for your personal career development and your search for jobs and placements. You can participate in career workshops on different themes and have individual career coaching. 

Support for disabilities and dyslexia

All students must be given the opportunity to study on equal terms in a good learning environment. If you have a disability, you are entitled to support in your study situation based on your individual needs. 

Last updated by Amanda Malmquist