Kalmar nation

The small nation with the big heart
Current situation during coronaJoin Kalmar nation

Welcome to Kalmar nation!

From 11 January Kalmar nation’s membership registration will be open every weekday between 14-18 until the 19 February in our nation house on Svartmangatan 3!


Important information regarding salaries!

As a consequence of the current pandemic, Kalmar nation has had to undergo organizational changes and cuts. Based on this, everyone who still has salaries left to collect from 2020 is asked to collect them now on Thursday, January 14th during office hours, betwen 16-18. From 18th of January, you will need to book a meeting with 3Q via 3q@kalmarnation.se to collect your salary.


Dear members of Kalmar nation

The Swedish Public Health Agency, in consultation with the infection control doctor in Uppsala region, has made the decision to tighten the general guidelines that apply to Uppsala and will enter into force on Tuesday 20 October. Kalmar nation takes this very seriously and the nation’s curators and board are now actively working to review the nation’s activities in order to take appropriate measure

Update! 21/10: due to the new regulations from the authorities the nation has decided to cancel all gasques, events and activities at the nation. We urge everyone to keep their distance from each others and to wash your hands often and thoroughly. Take care of yourselfs and others!

News in short

Summer at Kalmar nation

Our garden pub will be open 18-23 16-17/6 and 26-27/6! Summer office hours: During June: 12-13 on Tuesdays and 16-18 on Thursdays1/7 to 14/8: 12-13 on Tuesdays Normal office hours will resume starting from the 18/8. Our registration will open on the 20/8! Have a nice...

Spring dinner 23/5

What would a spring be without a nice dinner? It may not be a huge spring ball, but let's sit in the garden to celebrate spring anyways! All of our members are warmly welcome to Kalmar nations vårsittning! The dinner will, of course, be in accordance with the Public...

“Sillunch” 30/4

CANCELED If you've paid for a ticket you can get your money back by visiting our Second curator during office hours. It's Valborg, and that means sillunch - or, this year, "sillunch". What do we mean by "sillunch"? Well, it's like a normal sillunch, but without sill....

Selected events

31/10 Wreath laying

We march together to the national grave and remember those who have passed away. Then we have coffee and fika together at the nation.

31/10 Autumn gasque, theme: The Ritual

For more information, see our event on Facebook or contact the First Curator!

1/11 Kalmar FF VS Sirius

Football match! Kalmar FF plays against Sirius and all Kalmar nation members are welcome to celebrate! For more information, see our event on Facebook or contact the First Curator!

1/11 Allmänt val

Come and participate in the important democratic process where we vote for candidates for the nation’s positions!

get involved at the nation

Make friends for life

Together we make up the heart of the nation

Theatre, bartending or hiking? There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Kalmar nation. Most people start their “nation career” in the restaurant, but that’s far from the only way to get involved at the nation. At Kalmar nation there are over 100 “ämbeten” or positions, and perhaps you’re a great fit for one of them? No prerequisites required!


About Kalmar nation

Entertainment at Kalmar nation

There’s always something happening at Kalmar nation – wether you enjoy a good club banger, fika, sports or theatre. Our dedicated members always come up with fun things to enjoy. Find your next hangout at Kalmar nation!

Kalmar nation housing

Student housing in central Uppsala

Prio for new students, get additional points, and live at Kalmar

Want to become our neighbor in central Uppsala? Kalmar nation offer student housing through two associations for our members, both dorm rooms and apartments.
Read more about our housing and check out the vacant rentals!

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About us


Office Hours

Mon, Wed, Thu: 16-18
Tue, Fri: 12-13

Find us

Svartmangatan 3
753 12  UPPSALA
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