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Welcome to Malmö University!

Students in Malmö town

You have an exciting time ahead, filled with learning, discussing and socialising with your fellow students. On these pages you will find lots of information to help you get acquainted to studying at Malmö University and living in Sweden. Follow the links and you won't miss anything essential.

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

1. Download your computer identity
2. Register for your studies
3. Check the time and place for your lectures

Student life - how it works

Schedule and roll call/introductory meeting
Finding your lecture hall
Course Web Pages
Finding course literature
Itslearning
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
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. Download your computer identity

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

2. Register for your studies

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

Register for your studies via Ladok Student 

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

3. Check the time and place of your lectures

You can find the time and room of your lectures in the schedule. Schedules will be published four weeks prior to the beginning of the course. (Distance students will get information about their studies via Itslearning). 

Student Guide 2016
Download Student Guide

Student life - how it works

Schedule and roll call/introductory meeting

The schedule includes the times and rooms for your classes. Schedules are published four weeks prior to the beginning of each course. You find your schedule on your programme/course web page, or you can search via schema.mah.se.

Finding your lecture hall

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

How to find your lecture hall/room

Use the app Mazemap

Course Web Pages

All courses and programmes have a web page with the syllabus, course materials, schedule and contact details for the Course/Programme Coordinator and Student Services Assistant. You can find your course/programme web page via edu.mah.se or by searching for the name of your course/programme at university's web.

Finding course literature

You can find your course literature on the syllabus webpage for your course. You can borrow literature at the library or buy the books yourself. The union run a second hand bookshop in the Niagara building where you can buy and sell used course literature. 

Itslearning

Itslearning is a learning platform where you can get important information and communicate with your teachers. It may take up to three days after you have downloaded your computer identity and registered before you can log in to Itslearning with your computer identity.

Ladok Student

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

Teaching methods

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

Exams and Examination Methods

There are different methods 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 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 at 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 your 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
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