Have you been admitted to a course or programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics? We hope you find useful information on this page about good things to know for new students.
Welcome to our department this coming semester. Here are a few things to think about before your courses start.
Please contact our exchange coordinator Maarit Hämäläinen at firstname.lastname@example.org for course selection, signatures, general advice, etc. During the semester you can always book an individual appointment by sending an email to email@example.com.
If you are taking courses at other departments, you will have to register for these courses at the departments giving the courses. Each department have their own routine for this, so please contact the coordinators at the relevant departments for information on how to register. Here is a link to all the departments at Stockholm University:
If you are an incoming student from another department: It might still be possible to be placed in our courses. If you want to inquire about a course, please send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org (after first checking with your receiving department that it is okay for you to take courses with another department).
If you have questions directly concerning your application, fees, or documentation, please contact the admission’s office here at Stockholm University, email@example.com, + 46 8 16 49 89.
If you have already received a welcoming letter/e-mail from the Department of Culture and Aesthitics and have questions about courses or registration, you are welcome to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are different application periods courses and programmes at bachelor's and master's level for international students applying through universityadmissions.se. This is depending on if you are going to travel to Sweden, get a recidence permit for studies, find a place to stay etc, or if you are already living in Sweden.
Accept your study place in time
If you get accepted to a course that you have applied for through universityadmissions.se, you will recieve your acceptance letter via the e-mail address that you use on universityadmissions.se.
You must accept your place in a course or programme, in order to keep your study place. You'll find information on how to accept your study place in the e-mail sent to you via universityadmissions.se. If you have made a late application, acceptance letters will be sent out after the second admission round.
Fees and scholarships
Scholarships for students at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
Individuals who are citizens of countries outside of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees. There are some exceptions to this general rule.
Stockholm University and the Swedish Institute offer scholarships for master's students coming from countries outside of EU/EEA/Switzerland and who are required to pay tuition fees for studies. In addition, various organisations and foundations around the world offer scholarships for studies abroad.
Are you insured?
Students at Stockholm University are covered by different insurances depending on their student status. Make sure you know which category you belong to and pay attention to coverage and restrictions.
Find a place to stay
Stockholm University has a limited amount of housing, and therefore we cannot offer accommodation to all international students that have applied.
If you applied through universityadmissions.se you have to register for your course online via the web registration. You must make your web registration within the period set for your course – or you will lose your place on the course. If you cannot make your web registration, please contact the department, email@example.com, before the last day for web registrations, to not lose your study place.
Get access to IT services, your university account and order a university card
Before your studies begin you need to get a university account and a university card.
IT for students
Athena Learning platform
We use the web-based learning and collaboration platform Athena for communication between teachers and students. You sign in with your university account. On Athena you will find lecture and seminar plans at least one week before the course starts.
All schedules are preliminary and subject to change, hence we do not recommend printing out the schedule. Please do check your schedule online on a regular basis or subscribe for updates.
Registered students with university account
- Please sign in here to see the schedule for the course(s) you are registered for. When you are logged in, click on “My assembled schedule”.
Not yet registered students (or if you have problems logging in)
- Use this link to search the scheduling system for the course schedules you are considering.
- The schedule is also published on the course webpage.
Studying with a disability
Stockholm University provides various forms of special pedagogical support to students with long-term disabilities. Please contact Special pedagogical support at Student Services if you need support.
Make sure to also contact your study councellor at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics if you need extra support during lectures, seminars and examination. Please see contact information at the bottom of this page.
Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester.
Swedish for International Students
International students may apply for Swedish language training on condition that you are admitted to studies at Stockholm University through an exchange programme or an equivalent agreement (scholarship, doctoral candidate, visiting reseacher).
Students Affairs Office
Our study counsellors will give you advice about our courses and can answer questions that you may have about your current or future studies, career and study related issues.
Directors of Studies
Last updated: April 23, 2021
Source: Department of Culture and Aesthetics