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Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.

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Free online training courses in SAS

During the autumn, SU will merge the current SAS platform from 9.x to SAS Viya. Now you have the opportunity to attend web training in the statistical software SAS free of charge.

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Printers are available during library opening hours

The Printomat printers are available during library opening hours.

Talking students, photo: Niklas Björling

Number of international students in Stockholm continues to increase

The number of international students at Stockholm's higher education institutions is now approaching 10,000 and has increased by 26 percent over the past five academic years.

Study at home. Photo: Niklas Björling

How you can study from home

Here you will find tips on tools you can use if you need to study from home.

Open Day cancelled

Open Day cancelled

Stockholm University has decided to cancel Open Day 11 March, due to new information regarding the increased risk of the new coronavirus spreading in the Stockholm region.

New students at Stockholm University

Film: New international students were welcomed

Over 400 new international students were welcomed to Stockholm University during our arrival days and welcome events at the start of the new term.

Peruvian exchange students Fiorella Camizan Torres and Estephany León Rodríguez.Photo: Karin Persson

New students were welcomed at Orientation Day

– I haven’t had time to discover Stockholm yet as I’ve been so busy hanging out with new friends at the university, Polish exchange student Michal Jedrzejczak said as he attended the welcome fair at Orientation Day for international students on 21 January.

Students on a bridge in central Stockholm. Photo: Niklas Björling

All-time high number of applications for international master’s programmes

The number of applications for international master’s programmes at Stockholm University has reached an all-time high.

Laptop, caffe latte and notepad. Photo: Caroline Attwood/Unsplash

New SID files for SAS

The new SID files are now available for SAS. They are valid from now until 31 May 2020.

Student in front of computer screen at Infocenter. Photo: Niklas Björling

Technical problems with digital course catalogue search function

We are currently experiencing technical problems with the search function in our digital course catalogue. This means that not all courses and programmes are shown in search results.

Students enjoyed meeting Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Laureate in economic sciences.

Nobel Week for international students

25 international students from seven countries came to Stockholm University for a special Nobel week programme. They are members of National Society of High School Scholars and all have great interest in the Nobel Prize and academic research.

Lucia med levande ljus, tärnor, publik. I Aula Magna

Lucia celebrations with Stockholm University Choir

The Alumni Relations at Stockholm University had the pleasure of inviting alumnus and students at the Lucia celebration.

Maria Lunusjkin and Selin Safer Demirbüker preparing for Students’ Nobel NightCap.

The Nobel celebrations continue at Stockholm University

The Students’ Nobel NightCap is the unofficial afterparty to the Nobel Banquet. It is Stockholm University Student Union’s turn to organise the festivities this time around.

Hands typing on a laptop. Photo: Mimi Thian/Unsplash

New framework agreement for SPSS

Stockholm University now has a new agreement for SPSS, and the new activation codes are available.

Lantis seen from the outside Photo: Eva Dalin

Computer room Lantis closed November 27 – December 18

Computer room Lantis will be closed November 27 – December 18 due to Nobel NightCap. During this time, you can use one of the other computer rooms on campus.

Alicia Kurimska at Master's Fair Photo: Karin Persson

Prospective master's students visited Master's Fair on campus

Alicia Kurimska from the US wanted to find out more about Stockholm University and the study programmes taught in English.

Three students and a teacher Photo: Viktor Gårdsäter

SPSS running on Mac OS Catalina

Apple recently launched the new operating system Catalina. This has caused problems for some software programs, including SPSS.

Welcome to our new students!

Film from Orientation Day in August

Watch this video to see how we welcome our international students to Stockholm University.

Golden Hall in Stockholm City Hall Photo: Karin Persson

Free tickets for Welcome Reception at Stockholm City Hall and the Nobel Museum

If you are a new international student, don't miss the chance to attend this welcoming event on 13 October at the wellknown City Hall!

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Delayed framework agreement for SPSS

Our agreement with SPSS expired on August 30, and the new activation codes are delayed due to further framework contract negotiations.

Launch new education pages

Launch of new education web pages

We are now taking the next step in the Webb2021 project by launching new education web pages at and with an entirely new structure, navigation and design as well as with revised content.

Students in Stockholm with City hall in background

Over 24,000 students admitted to Stockholm University after second selection results

Stockholm University continues to be one of the country's most popular educational institutions, with more than 24,000 applicants admitted to courses and programmes this autumn.

More education news

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Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

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Free online training courses in SAS

Petra Petersen disputerar via Zoom Foto: Niklas Hill

Stockholm University is switching to online thesis defences


The Library is digital until further notice

Celebration and Conclusion Dinner – Alumni Mentorship Programme

Virtual get-together and meeting for student mentees – Alumni Mentorship Programme

Saeid Esmaeilzadeh in a sofa

The chemist who became a businessman

Photo: Niklas Björling

Alumni Mentorship Programme 2019-20

Open Access fyrkant

Publishers urged to make content open access

Stockholm University transitions to distance learning from 18 March Photo: Andrey Popov © Mostphotos
Department of Media Studies

The Department of Media Studies transitions to distance learning

Study at home. Photo: Niklas Björling

How you can study from home

Last Application date March 31_Puff
Romanska och klassiska institutionen

Erasmus - Master in Latin American Studies

Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet
Department of Sociology

Sociology and Demography at Stockholm University in the top 50 in the world

Rektorerna Sigrid Karlsson, KTH, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, SU, och Olle Petter Ottersen, KTH.

Presidents present Stockholm trio university alliance

Testperiod samhällsvetenskap

Associations Unlimited – trial access

Testperiod samhällsvetenskap
Library - trial access

Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten

The Faculty of Social Sciences presents: The 2020 Gunnar Myrdal Lecture

Swedish Museum of Natural History, the collection of mammals at Westman Palace 1897 (detail).
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Curating Art: Survival of the Fittest


Problems with DiVA access

Illustration för pedagogiska priset - Årets lärare

Who do you think should be given an award for good teaching?

Årets lärare 2015 tumnagel

The Award for Good Teaching 2015

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The Awards for Good Teaching 2017


Lunch lecture January 23rd 12-1 PM cancelled

Förvärv samhällsvetenskap

New e-book collections: JSTOR e-books and Taylor & Francis e-books

Institutionen för de humanistiska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik

HSD:s professor Jenny Berglund intervjuad i P1 om religiösa friskolor

Romanska och klassiska institutionen

LAGLOBE – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD)

Institutionen för de humanistiska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik

Ny artikel: Jenny Berglund publicerar i tidskriften Apples om koranrecitation

Students enjoyed meeting Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Laureate in economic sciences.

Nobel Week for international students


Was "The Assault" painted in Bruegel's atelier?

Pashto in writing
Department of Linguistics

What do you know about Pashto? New course this spring

Department of Sociology

Are you planning to apply to a Master's Programme in Sociology or Demography starting autumn 2020?

Department of Sociology

Study Demography and Sociology with us!

Stockholm University in autumn colours

International doctoral students on the rise in Sweden

Nicholas Adjei.

"The Master's Programme in Demography advanced me as a Population & Public Health scientist"


Learn new methods to study inequalities and population change


Meet us in Turkey

Ignacio Carrasco. Photo: Private

"What I learned is highly valued in academia and the sphere of international development"

Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet
Department of Sociology

We are top 5 in Europe!

Förvärv samhällsvetenskap

Read Svenska Dagbladet Online

Stockholm underground train on its way past Slussen

Stockholm tops European index and beats London in competitiveness

Students at Studenthuset watching Prof. Mats Larsson explaining this year's Nobel Prize in Physics

Broadcast of Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

Live broadcast of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

Broadcast of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

39 participants from 33 higher education institutions participated in the 2019 Stockholm Partner Days. 
Photo: Marianne E Berggren

Meeting with international partners

Latin America and Europe in a Global World. Photo: Universidad de Salamanca

A joint Master’s programme inaugurated in Salamanca

Meet us around the world and online

Meet us around the world and online this autumn!

Företagsekonomiska institutionen

SBS welcomes new students

Food truck

Food trucks – location

Photo: Hector Melo/Mostphotos

Stockholm ranked among world’s top 50 Student Cities

Invigning av Accelerator Foto: Ingmarie Andersson

Inauguration of Accelerator

More students apply for international courses in spring 2020