Become a member of Gotlands

Welcome to a great time in your life - to student life in Uppsala and Gotland nation. There will be a time of great experience, new friends and especially the awesomeness of nations.

Nations are gathering point for student life in Uppsala, and has been since 16th century. By becoming a member of one of Uppsala's thirteen student nations must take note of what each has to offer. Gotland nation's motto is to create a cozy and pleasant place for students in Uppsala - and we hope you will enjoy it!

During the semester many things happening at the Gotland nation semester is packed by gasques, Landskap and community.  At the beginning of the semester, we have some activities that are specifically targeted at new students - to you as a freshman. Freshmen, or recce, is what you call a new student in Uppsala.

We have a reccereception where we welcome our new students. During an afternoon snack is served and we present both our nation, activities and functionaries to you. The day ends with what is in Uppsala called a sexa - an informal dinner. This is usually very nice and a great opportunity to get to know their nation and make new friends. Click through to our calendar to learn more.

A little later in the semester held a Reccegasque. A Gasque is a formal and solemn three-course meal with entertainment and speeches. Reccegasquen are at especially for new students where we want to introduce you to the nationlife that makes Uppsala so special.

In addition to activities aimed at new students Gotland nation many other activities. We have a pub called Bettys pub, which is open Tuesdays-Thursday 18:00 to 00:00 and Friday 18:00 to 01:00. Read more about the pub here 

During weekends Jakens Cafe is open 12:00 to 15:00. We serve sandwich cake, sandwiches and good cakes. Read more about the Jakens café

The nation's business is diverse. Gotland nation has a library that specializes in literature on Gotland and provides literature in archeology and geology. If you want to borrow books, you can look past the nation 17:00 to 19:00 on Thursdays when the library is open.

We also offer our members homes. We have 49 student residences on Östra Ågatan 13, Rackarberget and Vaksala Torg. These are continually posted on our website, so stay tuned! Contact for Housing is

Thus, it is students who provide it as the nation provides; there are students who work in the pub and gasques, there are students who sit in the library or arranges cultural events in the nation. If you want to be a part of it, try working or arrange something in the nation - stop by!

You are always welcome here. Contact to work on the nation's third curator at

Now you've got a lot of information in a short time! If you want to know how it works to enroll, you can click on the "Registration".

On this website there is always a current calendar of what's happening in the nation.If you want to know more, you are welcome to stop by the nation - we are happy to show you around!

Here are some tips on good pages to know as a student in Uppsala:

By this website you can enter a nation from home. Your first nation cards, you may retrive at the nation, then they are sent to your home. It is also possible to enroll in the nation, came past and we will arrange it. Enrollment is open Monday - Friday. 10:00 to 18:00 and Saturday - Sunday at. 12:00 to 15:00.

Here you can find the latest information on what's happening at Uppsala's nations. A very good way to keep track of Nations variety of events and activities.

A portal for student housing. Available rooms and apartments in Uppsala are continuously added up on the page. Here you can find information about how to apply for housing, and how to rent out their own.

Recentiorsforemen have an e-mail where you can ask all your questions.

The office

Mon-Wed: 11-13, Thu: 17-19r

Bettys pub

Thursday: 18-00
Friday: 18-01

Jakens café

Sunday: 12-15

Study fika

Mon-Thu: 10-16


Thursdays: 17-19


During office hours

Contact us

1Q - First curator

August Hermansson

The First Curator handle questions regarding membership, scholarships and the nation in general

018 - 130 981

2Q - Second curator

Olle Jonsson

The Second Curator handles salaries, questions regarding housing and the nation economy

018 - 158 222

3Q - Third curator

Joel Gustafsson Hall

The Third Curator is responsible for the pub, fika and rentals at the nation

018 - 127 458


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Östra Ågatan 13,
75322 Uppsala