Information for New Students

Welcome to Uppsala University and Campus Polacksbacken! The first semester at the University is an exciting time with many new challenges. We have gathered some useful links to guides and other material that you may find helpful as you embark on your studies at Uppsala University.

Before the New Student Reception – basic rules that apply at Uppsala University.

► See also the links to student information from the various departments that provide educational programmes at Polacksbacken Campus.


The Uppsala University map service,, helps you find the premises you are looking for throughout the University. You can search for any premises and see directions to it (even if you are not a the Polacksbacken Campus area).

Room numbers at Information Technology Centre (ITC)

  • The first number indicates the building number: 1xxx–20xxx
  • The second number indicates the floor: x0xx–x5xx (0 = basement)
  • The last two numbers are serial numbers: xx01–xx99

Room numbers at the Ångström Laboratory

  • The first number indicates the building number: 1xxx–10xxxxx
  • The second number indicates the floor: x1xx–x4xxxx
    (K1 = Upper basement: xK1xxx, K2 = Lower basement: xK2xxx)
  • The last numbers are serial numbers: xx01– xxx999

Polacksbacken’s keys and access cards service administers and maufactures campus cards for al employees, students and others who need to access to the campus area.

Read more about the Campus Card here.

Last modified: 2022-10-17