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Student checklist for online-studies

The automne semester 2021 starts online. All our courses offered in English by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education are web-based with instruction given via e-meeting service Zoom and digital learning platform Athena.

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Technical devices

In order to participate in online course, you need the following:

  • A computer, tablet or mobile phone with a built-in or separate web-cam.
  • A headset (headphone with microphone)
  • Access to a quiet place and quick and reliable internet access. 

Web-based instruction 

Once registrated on your course, you will find all instruction and schedule for the course through the digitala learning platform Athena:

Log in to Athena

Public course information is found on the course webpage.

Find your course


E-meeting service Zoom

Stockholm University uses Zoom for all web-based teaching. Students need to install Zoom on their computer or smartphone in order to participate in the web-based teching. A webcamera and microphone with the computer or smartphone is nessescary.

Install and log into Zoom



For IT support, please use Serviceportalen to contact Helpdesk:




Please contact your professor, course administratior and study counsellor via e-mail. Contact details are always found on the course webpage.