The Luleå 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 Luleå 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 – 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 Luleå.
The new semester starts officially on Monday 31st of August and last until the end of December.
(Written by Abdo)