There are several ways to get involved beyond the classroom, whether that is with an association available through or external to the University. In addition, the Student Health Service also arranges fairs for students to meet non-profit organisations.
Student unions and associations
The student union is there to represents you. The student unions at Malmö University also arrange many social activities, such as introduction programmes, cultural events and political meetings.
Student Union Malmö
The Student Union Malmö is the largest student union at Malmö University and is open for students from all faculties, except the Faculty of Odontology. The Union is housed in the union building on Bassängkajen 8.
There are more than ten associations tied to the student union. The associations are led by students and are arranging activities related to culture, sports, politics, environment, international affairs and much more.
For PhD students at Malmö University, there is a doctoral student union. The Union focuses on issues concerning PhD students' special conditions as a student at the doctoral level and as employees at the University.
Malmö Academic Choir and Orchestra is recognised as one of the region’s most prominent ensembles. Both the choir and orchestra are known for their high level of musicianship, engaging concerts, and progressive repertoire.
How to join
Do you sing or play a classical instrument? Joining Malmö Academic Choir and Orchestra is a chance to play good music in good company. It’s also a great way to develop your musical skills while meeting new people as part of a friendly and dedicated ensemble. As a member, you will be granted access to rehearsal rooms at the University.
Anyone who wishes to join is required to audition. In terms of criteria, vocalists need to be able to read sheet music and have former experience of singing as part of an ensemble. Musicians must be highly proficient in their chosen instrument. Please note that rehearsals take place every week and that regular attendance is expected.
The orchestra rehearses every Tuesday, 18.30–21.00, and the choir rehearses every Wednesday, 18.30–21.00.
If you are interested in joining, contact Conductor and Artistic Director at Malmö University, Daniel Hansson, to schedule an audition. Please include a few lines about yourself, as well as a description of your musical background and where you have sung/played before.