Introduction Day for Master Students at the Faculty of Humanities

Information session

Date: Friday 26 August 2022

Time: 09.00 – 11.30

Location: Auditorium 5 (Hörsal 5), third floor, Södra huset B, Frescati

The Introduction Day is an informative session for international students about to start their studies at the master's level at the Faculty of Humanities.

Photo by Jens Olof Lasthein

To cover everything you need to know as a new student, the Introduction Day will give you an introduction in the wide range of opportunities offered at the Faculty. Our student counsellors will let you know what support they offer and our student panel is ready to answer all questions possible about life as a student studying at the master's level.

Registration will open Thursday 30 June:

Register here



08.30 Breakfast
Meet your fellow students over breakfast. We offer coffee and sandwich to those who wish to make an early start.

09.00 Welcome to Stockholm University and the Faculty
Professor Barbro Blehr, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, welcomes you to the Faculty

09.05 Opportunities when studying a programme at the Faculty
Vendela Blomström, Director of Studies, and our host for the day, introduce the wide range of opportunities offered when studying for your master's degree at Sweden's largest Faculty of Humanities.

09.30 What can the student counsellors do for you?
Did you know that each department has at least one student counsellor? Margarita Shiraishi, student counsellor, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, and Emma Lennström, student counsellor, Department of Culture and Aesthetics, will let you know how their skills can benefit you and what support they have to offer.

09.50 Influence your studies!
Stockholm University Student Union (SUS) is Sweden's largest student union and their main purpose is to monitor and participate in the development of education and the conditions for studies at Stockholm University.

10.00 Break

10.15 Discussion about experiences when studying at the master's level
Panel discussion with our master's students who will share their experiences of the master's programme and let you know how to best combine studies and social life in Stockholm.

11.00 Study skills and academic writing support
The Academic Writing Service (Studie- och språkverkstaden) provide study skills and academic writing support for all students at Stockholm University.

11.10 Language Learning Resource Centre (Språkstudion)
Whether you'd like to learn Swedish, Czech, Korean or perhaps teach your native language to new friends, the language resource centre Språkstudion introduces you to some of its many social activities offered to students at Stockholm University.

11.20 The Humanities Faculty Club (Humanistiska föreningen)
The Humanities Faculty Club at Stockholm University give you a short presentation of their wide range of activities.

Please note that the Introduction Day complements the specific departments master’s introduction. It is therefore important to attend both.