New student

Have you been admitted to a course or programme at the Department of Public Health Sciences? Her you may find some useful links and information about things that are good to know for new students at Stockholm University.

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Online learning Spring term 2021
Due to the current situation with the corona pandemic, all teaching at the Department of Public Health Sciences will be held online during the first period of the spring term 2021, from January 17 until March 22, 2021. Decision regarding the teaching structure during the second half of the spring term will be taken later, depending on the status and development of the corona pandemic.

Information for international students who have applied to Stockholm University through and have been admitted for studies commencing in autumn 2020. The FAQ will be updated when there are new regulations and directives from the Swedish Government and when new decisions are taken by the University, so please check back regularly for updates. Please note that not all questions can be answered at this time.

Link to more information at Stockholm University

New student at Stockholm University?

To be at student means so much more than just studies. There are some practical things to consider around student life. Follow the links below for a compiled information that is good to know as a new student at Stockholm University.

A smooth start

New student at Stockholm University?

Admission, residence permits and tuition fees

Admission, residence permits and tuition fees

Term dates

Stockholm University term dates

Before you start, there are several things that you need to know:

To keep your place in the course or programme, you need to register online. You do this through Ladok for students.

Register online
To be able to login at Ladok for students, you need to activate your student account.

Activate your student account

Course information
Literature lists, course structures and schedules are available for each course in the Stockholm University Course Catalogue

Athena is Stockholm University’s learning platform. Here you will find all the information you need about your course. You log in to Athena by using your Stockholm University student account.

The Department of Public Health Science is located on Sveavägen 160, Sveaplan.

Directions of how to find us


Study counselling

You are welcome to contact the study counsellor at our department if you are interested in studying with us, or if you are a student at our department and have questions and concerns regarding your education or study situation.
The study counsellor is also our department’s contact person for students with disabilities.
Please contact our study councellor by email:

Office hours by appointment.

Study counsellor
Study administrator
Associate Director of Studies
Director of Studies, Basic and advanced levels
Associate Director of Studies
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