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Welcome to study with us!

It is important that everyone acts responsibly and minimize the spread of Covid-19, and those that are able to should follow the Public Health Agency recommendation to get vaccinated. The recommendation to stay at home when having symptoms, even mild ones, is still in effect.

Study information autumn term 2022

Please find important information regarding your studies at our department here.

Master’s programmes at Department of Sociology only have ONE admission round for ALL applicants with deadline in January the same year as your programme starts. 

All applications to our master's programmes are made through the national website,  or in Swedish through

Students from countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland are required to pay both an application fee and a tuition fee. You can find more information here.



April 7, you will receive a notification from Univesityadmission / Antagningen regarding your admission. 

You have to actively accept the seat you have been offered. To confirm that you wish to keep your place, send an email to no later than June 1, 2022. If you don’t do that by the deadline, you will lose the place that you’ve been offered.

Students on waiting list will be contacted by email if we have places left.

Conditionally admitted

If you are conditionally admitted you must be able to show the appropriate documents to prove your eligibility to be able to register for the course. To show that you fulfil the requirement and to remove the conditional admittance, please contact us at .

How to decline your offer

If you decide not to attend, it’s important that you decline your place as soon as possible so that students on waiting list can get your place instead. Follow the instructions given under – ‘Application’ ( – Mina sidor) after you log in. Read more here – Withdrawing.

Athean is the communication platform at Stockholm University. At Athena you’ll have access to all information about the course such as schedule, schedule changes, course material and more.

You log into Athena by using your university account.

Log in to Athena

More information about Athena here.

Please note that to get notification about important information from the course you need to change the settings and activate notification to your email-address. You can do that in Settings that you find under your name in the right top corner.

Athena has a mobile app that you can use. The name of that app is itslearning. The app is free of charge and you can download it to iPhones and Android-mobiles. To get notification about important information from the course you need to change the settings to allow the app to send you notification.

Schedules, course information and the teacher at your course can you find at each course side. Please find your course here and here.


Please register online at Ladok for students. It is important that you register on time, otherwise you will lose your place! For autumn 2022 you can register between 8-21 August.

If new at Stockholm University you first need to activate a university account to be able to register you.

Ladok for students

University account.




Stockholm University provides various forms of special pedagogical support to students with long-term disabilities. Please contact Special pedagogical support at Student Services if you need support.

More information

Make sure to also contact your study councellor at the Department of Sociology if you need extra support during lectures, seminars and examination. Please see contact information at the bottom of this page.

Are you new to Stockholm University? On these pages we have gathered a lot of useful information to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible.

New student at Stockholm University


You can find us at Universitetsvägen 10B, floor 8 and 9 in one of the "blue houses" called "södra huset" (the south house) in entrance B. 

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Master Studies

Questions about our Master's Programmes in Sociology or Demography? Please contact us here!

Master Studies

Study Counsellor

Welcome to the study counsellor at the Department of Sociology! The study counsellor can advise you about study techniques, study plans, transfers of grades, certificates, etc. If you run into problems with your studies you are welcome to contact the student counsellor, who also works under professional secrecy. You can also book a meeting with the student counsellor for study- and career counselling when you do your long term planning for studies and work.

Study Counsellor
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