The Lule√• University Reception Committee (LURC) along with the international office at LTU have prepared a rich welcome week activities for international students at LTU.
These activities included trips, academic workshops, tours in the city and parties!
The mayor of Lule√• Ms. Maritha Meethz as well as the other members of the city council have welcomed students and gave a presentation telling the history of the city and explained how it has transformed into a major research center in Sweden in sciences like mining and materials science in addition to hosting ‚Äď since 2012 – the first Facebook datacenter outside the united states.
After the reception at the city hall, a tasty Swedish lunch was served at the Kulterns Hus (Culture house) of Lule√•.
The new semester starts officially on Monday 31st of August and last until the end of December.
(Written by Abdo)