Study with us
The Department of Education has expanded considerably in recent years. Today we have over 8000 active students in various courses and programmes, from first to third level.
Courses and programmes
In English, the department offers single courses (bachelor's level courses and master's level courses) and a master's programme in education with an international and comparative specialisation. The programme provides a deeper understand and the skills to analyse learning and educational phenomena in different societies and cultures, as well as a holistic perspective on learning, teaching and education.
The master's programme is one of the most popular international master's programmes at Stockholm University, and annually welcomes students from all over the world.
Campus Frescati - Frescativägen 54
Since summer 2009 you will find us in a red brick house in the northern part of campus, Frescativägen 54, just behind the Museum of Natural History. Here you are greeted by a more familiar and quiet environment with lots of green areas and historical buildings. It may seem a bit hard to find us. But when you see the sculpture The Pearl by Frida Tebus beside the entrance, then you are here.
Meet our students
Tomoyo Taniyama from Osaka, Japan. Student at the Master’s Programme in Education with International and Comparative Specialisation.
What I love the most about the program is that our cohort is literally from all over the world. Just casually talking with other students gives me many kinds of impressions. This diversity is definitely one of the unique features of this program
Daniël Benen from the Netherlands. Student at the Master’s Programme in Education with International and Comparative Specialisation.
I’m from the Netherlands, and studied Clinical Psychology in Leiden, a well-known student city. After completing that master’s, I worked as a therapist for a few years. While I greatly enjoy doing this work, I wanted to broaden my skillset, and started thinking about doing a second master’s.
Meet our teachers
Rebecca Ye is Assistant professor in Education with a PhD i Sociology. She teaches on the International and Comparative Education masters programme as well as the masters programme in human relations (PAO).
What is the topic in pedagogy that you are most passionate about?
– I am very interested in the temporal and sociological aspects of transitions from education to work. In my research I have examined school to work pathways that are emerging and anticipatory as well as the converse: pathways that are established and institutionalised. In recent years I have also been very keen in methods training, particularly with regards to designing research for social inquiry in education.
What is your teaching philosophy?
– I care about creating a safe learning environment for students, and care just as much about fashioning a learning space where students (and myself as teacher) can be pushed and challenged in our learning journeys.
Tell us about what you did before you came to Stockholm university?
– Before life in academia, I worked in both the private and public sectors, for the foreign service as well as conducted research for policy and practice at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and Institute for Adult Learning in Singapore.
Study in Stockholm
Stockholm offers everything you expect to find in a cosmopolitan city: beautiful architecture, trendy shopping, museums, theatres, night clubs, international food and a music scene that attracts stars nationwide and globally.
On top of that you are met by stunning waterfront views almost wherever you go, as the city is built on fourteen islands.
Our campus is situated in a Royal National City Park, just minutes away from the city centre.
Last updated: April 7, 2021
Source: Department of Education