Study with us

The Department of Child and Youth Studies offers courses for international students in Preschool Education and School-Age Education and Care.

A group of international students talking during a lecture. Photo: Syda productions/ Mostphotos.
Photo: Syda productions/ Mostphotos.

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:

Courses and programmes


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.

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.

Buddy program for incoming exchange students


Visiting students

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.

Courses and programmes att the Department of Child and Youth Studies


Find your way to the department

The brick building where the Department of Child and Youth Studies is located. Photo: Ylva C.
The Department of Child and Youth Studies at Svante Arrhenius gata 21 A.

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.

Svante Arrhenius gata 21 A - Google Maps

Finding your way on Stockholm University campus

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.


Learning Swedish

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.

Different ways to learn Swedish as a student at Stockholm University



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.

International Coordinator
Student office
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