Living in Linköping/Sweden (Questions)
ESN Linköping Trips (Questions)
Things to do in Linköping (Questions)
ESN Seabattle (Questions)
Living in Linköping/Sweden (Answers)
Q. What is the best way to get an accommodation in Linköping?
A. Right now accommodation is hard to get in Linköping. But we got some tips for you that are searching for it right now.
One way is to look at our tab Accomodation here at the webpage.
Otherwise you can go to Studentbostäder tips for getting accommodation or LIU's tips.
Besides this there are many exchange students that are sharing apartments.
A tips is to head over to Facebook, for example our group ESN Linköping Flea Market where you can try find other people to share apartments with.
Q. Do I need a resident permit to stay in Sweden?
A. You have to apply for a residence permit if you're not from eu/Switzerland/Nordic countries if you're staying longer than three months, you can read more about it on Migrationsverkets homepage
Q. How does the laundry system work, where is the laundry room(s), and what are some general tips for laundering?
A. Most exchange students that are arriving to Linköping will live in Ryd, therefor this information is mostly focus on them.
If you live in Student Ryd, there are generally one laundry room in a basement and two laundry room in a laundry house that your housekey will fit in to. It’s important to look up which houses that your key fits in to, they are not always the closest one. Rydsvägen 248, Rydsvägen 254 and Rydsvägen 260, Ryds Allé 9 and Björnkärrsgatan 13 have laundry rooms in the basements.
The easiest way to get information about laundry rooms othervise is to log in to "Mina Sidor" on https://www.studentbostader.se/. Here you can get information about where exactly the laundry rooms are and what rooms you will need a key to/where your key will work.
You don’t need soap for the laundry rooms in the basements, for example Rydsvägen 248 or Björnkärrsgatan 13.
You do need soap for the bungalows though, and you will usually have to book them in advance.Other tips about laundry is to never leave laundry over night, there is always a possibility for it to be stolen even if it doesn’t happen often.
Q. I found a card/keys/what ever - what do i do?
If you found any keys, the first thing you can do is to take them to Studentbostäder. They can track them down if they belong to any of their tennants.
If you find keys that doesn’t belong to Studentbostäder, a card or something else we suggest you to take them to the police. It’s your duty to take the objects you find to the police or the owner in 14 days after you find the object. It’s also the police duty to take care of the goods if you bring it to the police office.
If you find keys, a mobile phone, wallet or something else at the campus it can be handed to the guards, the cleaning service and receptions, you can also hand it to the police.
See more here
Q. I lost My keys/myself/ whatever - what do i do?
If you know you your keys and live in one of the appartments hosted by Studentbostäder we suggest that you look for them over there.
If you’ve lost your keys and they doesn’t belong to Studentbostäder, or if you’ve lost your card or something else we suggest you to look for it at the police office. (If you’ve lost your card it’s also important to lock your card shortly after you know you’ve lost it).
If you lost your keys, a mobile phone, wallet or something else at the campus you can look for them at Studerandeexpeditionen in house Zenit. More information can be found here.
Things to do in Linköping (Answers)
Q. Can I watch Ice-hockey, and where can I buy the tickets if that's the case?
A. Yes, you can watch Linköping HC play in Linköping. You can buy the tickets at Kårservice at the Campus.
The price is 100 SEK if you are a member of a union (LinTek, Stuff, Consensus etc), othervise 120 SEK.
You can find more information about it on Kårservice Homepage
Q. What is ESN Seabattle and when and where is it 2016?
A. ESN Seabattle is an international cruise between Stockholm (Sweden) and Tallinn (Estonia) primarly, but now also to Riga (Latvia)!
You can find more info about it here. Time and date will come later.