During your studies

Regulations on teaching and exams due to the covid-19 virus.

Information about classes and exams HT21


Higher education in Sweden

Sweden has adopted the Bologna system in line with other European countries. Follow the below links and you will find information about credits, degrees, grading system, scholarships and much more.

Higher education system in Sweden
Study in Sweden



IT support for students

All students at Stockholm University are automatically given a student account, which gives you access to the Stockholm University network. This account is linked to a number of services such as printing, seeing your grades and obtaining a transcript of records. More information about this account and how to activate it are available at 

Digital tools for students



You can log into the course platform Athena with the help of your university account. The platform is used for communicating with teachers and other students, handing in and receiving projects, schedule changes etc.

If you want to find schedules, course literature etc., go to each individual course's Athena page at athena.itslearning.com/.


Documents and templates

Below are documents that are useful for you when you are a Bachelor or Master student at MISU. They can be downloaded from Athena. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact the Study Counselor.

This general manual contains instructions on how to use the command terminal, and how to install gfortran, Python and NetCDF. It is useful for any course that involves computer lab work.

  • Technical introduction to all MISU computer labs (536 Kb)

MISU uses a long and a short template for lab reports and you will be informed which one to use for each course.

  • Lab report template long
  • Lab report template short
  • Template Degree project plan master
  • SU visual Template Master thesis
  • Checklist supervisor degree project MISU
  • Checklist student degree project MISU
  • Checklist contact supervisor degree project
  • Some advice for external degree projects

Health and equal rights

Below are links to health and equality related information.

MISU is actively working on utilizing the resources that students and employees with different backgrounds, life situations and skills bring to MISU.

The work is conducted for example by The Work Environment, Equality and Environment Council (WEEE).

The group's purpose is to systematically work on the work environment, equal rights and the environment at the department. Both staff and students are part of the WEEE Council.

If you feel you have been the victim of discrimination or abusive treatment, contact the Head of the department, the Head of administration or the Coordinator for equal treatment of students (Student services, Studenthuset).

As a student with a documented disability you can apply for educational support. Read more about this at SU's central website.


As a student at Stockholm University you have access to student health services for problems that affect your health or student situation.

Stockholm Student Health Services offers both health advice for physical ailments and psychological help

Here you can learn more about handling stress and what you can do to influence your physical work situation. For example, you can learn how to avoid stress and muscle injuries from sitting too long with your books or by the computer.

Read more about the student health care at:

Stockholm Student Health Services


Student life at Stockholm University

All you need to know about being a student at Stockholm University: important dates, housing, qualifications & degrees, rules & policies, student services, etc.

Student life at Stockholm University (English)
Studentliv vid Stockholms universitet (Swedish)

Are you getting enough of having to study remotely? Do you miss your fellow students? Do you feel isolated?

Here are some tips on how to cope in quarantine.

One of our former students started a blog together with two students from Norway, about the life as a meteorology student as Oslo University.

They are now working as meteorologists and continue to write their blog, in a mix of Norwegian and Swedish.

Find out about their exciting work! http://meteorologi-jentene.blogspot.se




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Student office
Director of studies for BSc and MSc programmes
Director of studies for PhD programme
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