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New guidelines will be announced shortly regarding the possibility of returning to campus teaching during the fall semester. We expect to offer clear information about on-campus teaching during the fall semester around June 1. 
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Study information autumn term 2021

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

In April you will receive a notification from Univesityadmission / Antagningen regarding your admission. No reply to them is necessary for this notification.

The students that are admitted will after that receive an email from the Department of Sociology with more information. Please note, the email from the department contains very important information for the admitted students if you want to keep your admission to one of our master's programmes.

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

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.

Information about fees and scholarships 


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 2021 you need to register online between 9-23 of 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.

International students with a temporary Swedish civic number (containing a P or a T) must get a one-time code to be able to activate the University account. You get the one-time code from Info center in the Student house.


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.

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. 

Please click here for more information about how to get to Stockholm University.



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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