Centres and other units

The Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism (Svefler) consists of the units Centre for Research on Bilingualism, The Institute of Interpreting and Translation Studies (TÖI), Swedish and Scandinavian Languages, and Swedish as a Foreign Language.

The Centre for Research on Bilingualism and The Institute of Interpreting and Translation Studies have their own budgets, statutes, boards and leadership, but share administration with the department. Their respective budgets, annual accounts, recruitments and course issues need to be approved by the department board.

The Department Board


 

Centre for Research on Bilingualism

We do research on bilingualism and multilingualism and provide courses at basic level, advanced level and postgraduate level. Second language and bilingualism is one of Stockholm University's leading research areas.

Centre for Research on Bilingualism


 

Institute of Interpreting and Translation Studies (TÖI)

We do research on and teach about translation and interpretation in a multilingual society. We train interpreters and translators to meet Sweden’s needs, by direct commission from the government.
 

 

Swedish and Scandinavian Languages

We do research on and teach about Swedish in the past as well as in our time, and we also teach Danish and Norwegian.


 

Swedish as a Foreign Language

We provide language skills training courses in Swedish as a foreign language, Swedish for second language speakers and international students at Stockholm University. We also provide special courses for international employees.

We also provide Tisus, which is a qualifying test in Swedish for university and college studies in Sweden. It is given twice a year in several places in Sweden and abroad.

Tisus

 

Contact

Head of Department
Vice Head
Director at the Centre for Research on Bilingualism
Director of Studies – Swedish and Scandinavian Languages
Director of the subjects Swedish as a Foreign Language and International Students and Employees
Director at the Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies (TÖI)
Head of administration
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