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Execution - Running Your Own Company

Information for admitted students Spring 2021

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.


Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.


Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

Find your way on campus

Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.

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New in Sweden

The course focuses on supporting you in your decisions and other action in the new business venture. It is assumed that you will formulate a business idea to be realized, and have a genuine interest in potentially pursuing this business idea. The course is given in English.

The outline of the course is built on experience from active entrepreneurs and follows the typical stages in a new venture, starting with the evaluation and refinement of the existing business idea, moving on to resourcing (venture capital supply, internal resources, bootstrapping), market and communication plans. The course will focus on

- Strategy (W hat?) – i.e. analyzing the market potential, formulating a business proposition, formulating the necessary steps to getting started

- People (Who?) – i.e. entrepreneurial team, recruitment and motivation

- Operational work (Let’s do it!) – i.e. management/culture, sales/marketing, product/service development

Theoretically, the course connects to the opportunity-based models of entrepreneurship and business creation, as well as to a contextual approach to entrepreneurship (i.e. the idea that the character of the venture creation process is dependent on the type of industry, country, social and economic situation surrounding the new venture, biotechnology, creative industries, finance or environmental technology sectors).

Students will be encouraged to "take action" and "step into reality" -.i.e. engage and talk to practicing entrepreneur in various areas, formulate a credible business idea and test the actual potential of this.

Further course information will appear soon on this page. Until then, information can be found on the department website.