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Teacher education at Stockholm University

As a teacher you can really make a difference. Stockholm University offers a professional education environment that rates among the best in the Nordic countries, within educational sciences research.

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You will receive a thorough training that provides knowledge, experience and practical skills for your future professional life. All of our teacher education programmes lay the foundation for further studies, giving students the possibility of going on to study at master’s or doctoral level. 

The teacher education programmes at Stockholm University are conducted in Swedish. One of the criteria for becoming a qualified teacher in Sweden is Swedish language proficiency. Departments involved in teacher education at Stockholm University offer certain single courses on educational topics in English, but full programmes are only offered in Swedish.

Teacher education programmes

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Education and research are conducted at Stockholm University within several departments. Please contact departments within teacher education if you are intereseted in our courses. Our experienced study counsellors are happy to help you.


School placement (Swedish: verksamhetsförlagd utbildning – VFU) is one of the cornerstones of teacher education. You will be able to practice your theoretical knowledge and develop your ability to plan, implement and evaluate teaching with the support of a school placement supervisor.

School placement guide

This guide is for teacher education students and their school placement supervisors. It provides information about the administration of school placements, and clarifies roles and responsibilities.

School placement guide (878 Kb)


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