Apply to Buddysystem Fall 2015!

Would you like to connect with international students? To increase your chances of getting to spend a semester at your dream University? By becoming a Buddy, this can become possible and you will get a real fun semester! Apply no later than Sunday 24/5.

What does it mean to be a Buddy?

Your role as a Buddy is to be the first point of contact for your assigned exchange student by welcoming him or her to Uppsala, and to be present during the semester. This includes ensuring that your exchange student come to terms with Uppsala, and to introduce the person to the student life. During the semester there will be a variety of fun events tailored for you and your exchange studenet.

Being a Buddy is also a good experience if you intend to apply for exchange in the future. FEK-department sees a participation as Buddy as the third highest priority for grades and course selection on the exchange semester.

Is this something that you would want to be a part of? If so, you should not hesitate to apply for being Buddy autumn semester 2015!

To apply, send an email to with the following information:

Your name and telephone number
Which semester you study
Any language skills beyond English
If you are interested in being a Buddy to one or more exchange students
If you have any desire on your student / student nationality
Short motivation why you would be a good Buddy
Mark your mail with “Buddy System Application HT15”
Applications must be in by May 24 23:59!

Important information before seeking the role of Buddy: All exchange students are expected to arrive 20 to 21 August and it is therefore essential that you are in Uppsala, and can welcome your exchange student.

If any questions, please feel free to e-mail

Buddy System HT15