New student

To be a student in a new country is an exciting challenge. We will do our best to guide you through your time with us.

All exchange students will be contacted by our International coordinator Eva Marklund, and will be given all relevant information.

Practical information for international students


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

Term dates

Stockholm University term dates


Digital tools and services

Here is a collection of links to study support systems and the most important IT services for students at Stockholm University.

Athena (Its Learning) is the web-based learning and collaboration platform for courses at Stockholm University. This is where you will spend most of your time during your studies. Once you'are registered you get access to your course page on Athena.

Link to Athena

Get started with Athena

University account

Before the start of the semester, you must activate your University Account in order to get access to all the IT services at the University.

After activation, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions on how to order a university card and register for your courses.

Activate your account here

Zoom is available to anyone with a university account and if a course is run by distance learning you will use it. On Athena your teacher will give you more details.

Get started with the e-meeting service Zoom

Language Cafes


Find us

House 2, level 3, campus Albano

Foto: Ingmarie Andersson
Drönarbild över Albano / drone photo of Albano
Foto: Lennart Johansson, Stadsbyggnadskontoret




International coordinator
Study and Career counselling semester 1-4 and pedagogical support
Director of Master studies
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