During your studies

Are you currently studying at Stockholm University? Here we have gathered all the practical information you may need during your studies at the Department of Child and Youth Studies.

En vår-vy över Geovetenskapenshus och Campusområdet i Frescati, Stockholms universitet.
View of the Campus area and the House of Earth Sciences at Frescati. Photo: Eva Dalin/Stockholm University.

Here you will find information about things that is good to know during your study time with us at the Department of Child and Youth Studies.

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


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.



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


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



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