During your studies
New regulations on teaching and exams from November 24, 2020 due to the covid-19 virus.
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.
IT support and the learning platform Athena
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
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)
Templates for laboratory reports
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
Master project documents
- 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.
Equality and equal treatment
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).
Studying with a disability
Student health services at Stockholm University
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:
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.
Coping as a student during Corona
Student blog "Meteorologi-jentene"
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
Last updated: April 21, 2021
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