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Summer courses
Are you admitted to a summer course?

This summer is not like other summers at Stockholm University which means that many questions can arise for our students. In this article, we have gathered together some tips to help get you started as smoothly as possible.

Summer concert by student choir Osqstämman. Photo: Erica Öjermark Strzelecka
Summer songs at digital SU Alumni afterwork

Tuesday 16 June the Alumni Relations team arranged the last digital alumni afterwork before the summer holidays. To welcome the summer we enjoyed songs sung by the student choir Osqstämman.

President Astrid Söderbergh Widding
Student message from President Astrid Söderbergh Widding

You can view the message from the Stockholm University President here.
Have you used your SU email address for a private Zoom account?

Have you used your student email to register for a private Zoom account? If so, you have to change to a private email address to keep following distance learning at SU.

Autumn leaves in front of Södra huset. Photo: Ingmarie Andersson
Online teaching until 30 August

The University plans to make a partial return to campus-based teaching from 31 August 2020, provided the authorities' recommendations and rules allow for this change. Detailed planning for the autumn term will be carried out by departments. A decision will be communicated to students via the department's website as soon as possible, and no later than 15 July.

Study with Emma
Study with Emma

Do you feel lonely studying alone in quarantine? Maybe you want some study company when all teaching is online? Why not spend 25 minutes of quiet study time with our master’s student Emma in this #studywithme video which was shot at Stockholm University’s Frescati Library before the pandemic.

Girl studying on a huge window ledge. Photo: Niklas Björling
Coping as a student during Covid-19

Are you struggling with studying remotely? Are you starting to feel isolated? We have gathered together some tips to make student life a little easier during quarantine.

foto: Gabriel Benois/Unsplash
New Zoom version – everyone must upgrade

E-meeting service Zoom is releasing a new version that mainly focusses on functions related to security. All Zoom users need to upgrade before May 31 in order to keep using Zoom.

Photo: Niklas Björling
Students admitted to international master's programmes increase by 17 percent

The notification of selection results has now been sent out to all who applied for master's programmes starting this autumn. Across the country, the number of admitted students increased by 13 percent compared to the autumn term in 2019.

Woman pressing printers button
Printers are available during library opening hours

The Printomat printers are available during library opening hours.

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.

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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.

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.

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!

Student i biblioteket med dator
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


Stockholm University's premises will open step by step

Information om coronavirus

Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Student study online
Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching

Spring Term’s online education: a challenge with development potential

Engagerade studenter

Alumni Mentorship Programme 2020-21

Agneta Norén
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Congratulations Agneta Norén, Teacher of the Year 2020!

Newsletter CIVIS

First newsletter from the CIVIS alliance


Learn new methods to study inequalities and population change

Department of Sociology

Study Demography and Sociology with us!


The Library is digital until August 23.

Bark Inside Outside
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Att uppleva konst hemifrån - Sara Nielsen Bonde

Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching

Survey on this Spring’s online education

The cover of the anthology Letters to Process.
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Pre-Launch: Letters to Process

Service Centre – Frescati Södra

Romanska och klassiska institutionen

LAGLOBE – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD)

Cancelled! Celebration and Conclusion Dinner – Alumni Mentorship Programme

Anna Gustafsson Chen, tumnagel

"All novels I translate are sad"

Stockholm University

Stockholm University on place 64 in THE European ranking

Study at home. Photo: Niklas Björling

How you can study from home

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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

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

Saeid Esmaeilzadeh in a sofa

The chemist who became a businessman

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

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

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

Pedpris liten bild

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

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?

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"


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