During your studies

Here we have gathered all the practical information you may need during your studies at the Department of Child and Youth Studies.

Here you find usefull tools and information to get the most out of your studies. And if you have any questions, just contact us, and we will help you.

At the bottom of this page you find links to general information about student support, student health, student life and much more worth knowing when studying at Stockholm University.


You can print certificates of your study results and apply for digital degree certificate, in Ladok.

Certificates and degree certificates


It is important that you update your contact details if you change your address, phone number or e-mail adress. You can change your contact information in Ladok.

Change of adress or contact details


It is important that you notify the institution if you are unable to continue with your studies after you have registered for a course. Or if you want complete a course you have previously been registered for.

How to de-registrate and re-registrate


The department has newly renovated and student-friendly premises with good access to study places, group rooms and a student kitchenette with the possibility to heat food you have brought with you. Students also have access to a computer and printing machine on the 2nd floor. The premises are largely adapted for the disabled and there are parking spaces adjacent to the building.

Se all our lecture halls and study places


Citing other sources or your own previous work is, of course, permitted, but both direct and indirect quotations must always be accompanied by complete and accurate references. Plagiarism is considered cheating and if discovered in an exam or paper, the exam or paper will be failed immediately and disciplinary measures may be taken.

Plagiarism, self-plagiarism and cheating


Printomat is the university-wide system for printing, copying and scanning. There is a Printomat at the first floor at the Department and machines in the computer rooms at campus Frescati and the libraries. You need a valid University card and account to use the system.

More about printing, scanning and copying



Two different systems for the citation of references are used at the Department of Child and Youth Studies (APA and Harvard).

The subject fields Child and Youth Studies, Schoolage Education and Care and Children’s culture follows the American Psychological Association (APA).

The only course within this subject fields that is offered with English as the language of instruction is:

Schoolage Educare, 15 credits (UE2097)

Instructions for how to use the American Psychological Association (APA)

Psychological Association (APA) via the University Library at Karolinska Institutet (KI)

You can also look at this tutorial film "Citing Works in Text Using Seventh Edition APA Style" at Youtube

The subject field Early Childhood Education and Care follows the Harvard reference system.

The three courses within this subject field that are offered with English as the language of instruction are:
Early Childhood Education focusing on Science and Education for Sustainability (UB313F)

Early Childhood Education: Explorative Learning and (UB308F)

Early Childhood Education focusing on Mathematics and Technology (UB314F)

Instructions for how to use the Harvard reference system

Please find a manual for how to use the Harvard reference system via the Library at Umeå University.



Schedules can be found via TimeEdit. You can also find schedules, for example, via the course page in the education catalog or on the course page in Athena

Find out schedules via TimeEdit here when Logged in with university account

Search for schedules via TimeEdit without being registered/logged in here

More information about schedules at Stockholm University


Several courses at the department include working in study groups as a part of the teaching metod. How to work in study groups is defined in the study guide, for example how to assemble a group, distribution of tasks within group, time frames, and how the group work should be examined.

Guidelines on how to work in study groups at BUV

Besök på Accelerator, 2020, BUVAlumnevent
International Café, BUV Alumnievent visiting Accelerator, 2020, BUV Alumnevent

At the Department of Child and Youth Studies we have a great alumni activities. Sometimes we have the meetings in English and then we call it International Café. 
Keep an eye on our website or our bulletin boards on campus to see when the next time will be!

Welcome also to join the Alumni at the Department of Child and Youth Studies. 

Register as a BUV Alumni

All registered BUV alumni receive our newsletters, invitations and other mailings. 
Click here to go to the registration page (in swedish).

E-post: alumn@buv.su.se

Stay in touch with SU Alumni

Join the Alumni Network at Stockholm University.



International Coordinator
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