Ready for next semester?

The fall term of 2021 starts on 30 August. On this page we have gathered useful information about what you should know and do before then. It is a live page, so remember to come back now and then and look for updates.

The fall term of 2021 starts on 30 August 2021 and ends on 16 January 2022.

Aerial view of Frescati main campus
Aerial view of Frescati main campus


International students can follow the admission process online on

National students use the corresponding address

Log in and look for My pages (or "Mina sidor").

16 July: Admissions results published (Reply required)

23 July: Reply deadline

29 July: Second admissions results (no reply required)

August: E-mails about course registration and other important information are sent to all new students. Please check the e-mail address you have entered for your account on universityadmissions or


Corona related information

Corona information

Teaching will mainly be conducted online (with some exceptions) in the first half of the fall term 2021. You should stay up-to-date by checking our website and your course site in the student platform Athena (see below). These arrangements are subject to change with short notice should new guidelines be published by government authorities.


Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Study from home

Get started with the e-meeting service Zoom

Common sense and etiquette for Zoom

For information about your specific course you may check the course syllabus ("kursanvisningar") on the course site.

Courses and programmes 

More recent updates should be available on the learning platform Athena.


And when planning your days you should also keep an eye on the course schedule.


Course registration and more

Before the semester starts you need to register on the course/s you plan to take. Some courses may also have an introductory meeting which you should try to attend. International students should contact our International coordinator for guidance.

E-mails with this and other information are sent to all admitted students. If you have not received an e-mail by 20 August you should contact our Student Affairs office.

Similar information will also be posted on the course sites (possibly in Swedish only).

Courses and programmes

Student on a programme?

If you are already on a study programme such as the International two-year master’s program in psychology, you will get information about registration and more by e-mail. Please check that your e-mail address in Ladok for students is still valid, and check for new e-mails regularly.

Ladok for students


If you need to complete a course that you did not finish a previous semester, you should re-register on that course to be able to join the classes. However, this can only be done if there are free spots on the course. Please send your request for re-registration to the Student Affairs office,, with full name, date of birth/"personnummer" and what course you would like to take.


If you have (written) examinations you need to take, you can login to Ladok for students and see if there is any examinations that you can sign up for.

Ladok for students


Information on course site and in Athena

General information such as the course syllabus with course literature and contact information can be found on the course site in the University course catalogue. This information is available for everyone.

Courses and programmes

As a registered student you will find more detailed information, handouts and learning activities in our learning platform Athena. The course syllabus and schedule is also available from within Athena. You communicate with your teachers and fellow students within Athena. You may find it handy to download the app called "Itslearning" for quick access to your course communications. The app is free and available on the app stores for iOS and Android.

Please note that you need to activate your University account and be registered on a course to be able to log in to Athena. Read more about IT for students further down.

Activate your University account


Order your University card - for library and printing services


Studying with a disability

Stockholm University welcomes students with disabilities. The goal is that all our students should have equal rights and opportunities regardless of disability.

Studying with a disability


More questions?

Please read the Frequently asked questions during the summer page from our study councellors and Student Affairs office. It may prove really useful for you.

Frequently asked questions during the summer



Find contact information for the Student Affairs office and our study councellors and more.



More information

A smooth start. With welcome activities and more at Stockholm University.

Athena - Our learning platform (more info above).

IT for students Activate your University account, order your University card, get to know more about wifi, IT safety, software for students and other digital tools and services. And look for support when things does not work the way they should...

Student life - it's not all about books and cleverness, but also student unions, housing, sporting activities - and well, places to study...

Student support - about the University library, academic writing service, rights and responsibility (important!), study and career councelling and more.