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Islamic Education in Secular Societies

Learn about Islamic education in secular societies with focus on educational contexts.

Information for admitted students Spring 2022

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Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Information from your department

On this page you will shortly find information on registration, learning platform, etc.

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. 

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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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This course provides an introduction to Islam as a religious and cultural component in Europe. After a short historical introduction the course will focus on Islam in school and educational contexts. Questions that will be discussed are: meetings between different Muslim groups and schools, aspects of teaching about Islam within religious education in different European contexts, Islamic religious education in secular societies, textbook images of Islam as well as Islamophobia and the role of school and teachers to tackle it.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars. Course requirements: deadlines for submission of written assignments is a mandatory element of the course.

    The language of instruction is English. During the spring semester of 2022 the instruction is net-based.


    The course is examined on the basis of continuous examination through written assignments. More detailed information about the relationship between the assignments and the course grade will be made available at the start of the course. 

    The language of examination is English

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Contact

    Course administrator:

    Study counsellor: