Study with us
The Department of Child and Youth Studies offers courses for international students in Preschool Education and School-Age Education and Care.
Our courses in Preschool Education is about learning younger children in preschool about science, sustanable development, mathematics, technology and an learning by exploring.
In our course in School-Age Education and Care you will learn about Swedish school-age childcare which is also known as afterschool care or extended school. Theories about children’s play and learning will be introduced and discussed and you will learn about outdoor pedagogy.
Find out more about the courses and how to apply:
Join us as an exchange student
If your university has an agreement with the Department of Child and Youth Studies, you are welcome to join us as an exchange student. If your home university has an agreement with our department you can be nominated to come as an exchange student.
Buddy program for incoming exchange students
The Departments involved in teacher education at Stockholm University offers you as an incoming exchange student within teacher education/educational sciences to join our buddy program.
It´s an opportunity for you to get to know local teacher education studentens and join some fun activities during your studie time.
You are welcome to apply as a visiting student, also called "free-mover" or "Independent student" (i.e. outside an exchange agreement between universities). The language of instruction in our educations at the department is normally Swedish, but we have four of undergraduate courses taught in English.
Find your way to the department
The department of Child and Youth Studies is situated in the north-east of campus Frescati, at Stockholms university.
Visiting addresses are Svante Arrhenius väg 21A.
Located close to the department is the scenic Royal National City Park called Djurgården. There you can take a break from your studies and, for example, take a walk or visit a café.
While it is true that nearly everyone in Sweden speaks English, it is also true that nothing immerses you in a culture better than living and learning the language.
If you have any questions about our educations or about what it is like to study with us, you are welcome to contact our international coordinator.
You can also contact our Student affairs office if you have any questions about registration to our courses.
Last updated: November 16, 2021
Source: Department of Child and Youth Studies