Lysator, The Academic Computer Society

Lysator is an academic computer society located at Linköping University in Linköping, Sweden. Its purpose is to give its members opportunity to explore the world of computers and computer science. Anyone that studies or works at Linköping University may join. Currently, Lysator has almost 600 members.

Lysator was founded the 29th of March 1973, and is the oldest university computer society in Sweden. To see more about what has happened since then, you can take a look at the History of Lysator, which provides more information.

Membership in Lysator is open to students and staff of Linköping University. The non-profit society is an independent body, separate from the departments and faculties of the university and from the students' union. Lysator is a member of Förbundet Unga Forskare (FUF), the Swedish Society of Young Scientists, and takes part in the Nordic University Computer Clubs' Conference.

If you want to contact us:


Or, contact someone in the board of Lysator

581 83 Linköping
Swedish Postal Giro
Account number 88 56 69 - 2.

If you want to become a member

Read more more here about how to become a member.

Where to find us

Lysator's quarters are located in the B house of the university area, Valla, in a room called ~, pronounced "Tilde". Follow the map, or simply enter through gate 25 and you can not miss it.

Thanks to our sponsors

We would like to thank the the companies and university departments who has sponsored Lysator by giving or lending us computers and other equipment.

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