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On this page you will find instructions for downloading and installing Stata/SE. In order to access certain information, such as activation codes, you must be registered in Ladok as an active student at Stockholm University.

Description Statistics
Supplier Stata
Distribution This program is downloaded from the suppliers homesite.

For a how-to on how to download and install the program, see instructions below.

The instruction also contains information on renewal of license and instructions on how to uninstall the program.

Period of validity 16 April - 15 April
Renew license See instruction below
Questions/support Contact Helpdesk/Stata support

The installation files are available here. Should the above link not work, try to copy the URL and past in to a browser window.

  1. Choose your platform (Win, Mac, or Linux)
  2. Click on .exe (for Windows) > Choose Save File
  3. Go through the installation-wizard. 
    • At the User information, enter the following information:
      • Full Name: Stockholms universitet
      • Organization: Stockholms universitet
      • When you are given a choice between Anyone who uses this computer and Only for me > Choose Only for me (Stockholms universitet)
    • At Select Executable, choose Stata/SE
    • At Select Default Working Directory, choose Use Each User’s Documents Folder
    • At Initialize License, enter the following information:
      • Name: Your name
      • Organization: Stockholms universitet
      • Information regarding Serial number, Code and Authorization you’ll find here. Should the link not work, try to copy the URL and past in to a browser window.
    • Click Next. When Stata/SE is licensed correctly you will get a pop-up that says ”Register Stata”. We recommend you to register. This is important in case you need support.

Please note that the installation process can be different depending on your OS and Stata/SE version. The above instructions are based on installing Stata/SE 15 on a Win 64-bit system.


Verify your installation by making sure you can start the application. How you start the application depends on what platform you are running. If the application doesn’t start, redo the installation following the above description.

The installed program has full functionality up until 15 April, the annual renewal date. This means that your software license needs to be renewed by 16 April. To renew your license simply follow shown here for the different supported operative systems.

When you have finished your studies, you will need to uninstall the application. The routine for uninstallation varies depending on what platform you are running. To uninstall Stata/SE for Windows and Mac see here.

For more detailed instructions on how to download and install, click here.

As a student you also have the option to 25 % discount on StataNordic (Metrika) Stata Courses. These courses takes place in two different occasions per year. Information about when these courses are available will be published as news here.


For support contact Stata here.


Contact Helpdesk


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