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Italian Linguistics

Deepen your understanding of Italian linguistics by studying Italian syntax, morphology and phonology from different theoretical models and perspectives. The course is compulsory within the master's program in linguistics with a specialization in Italian.

Information for admitted students Autumn 2023

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Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.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

A warm welcome to the Autumn Semester 2023. Have you been admitted to one of our courses? Great! Please take your time to read the information below to get a successful start this spring.

Registration Autumn 2023

Registration for our courses is open between 7-13 August 2023 (please note that registration is open longer for some courses, please visit Ladok to see how long the online registration is open for your course). Make sure to register on time to keep your place. If you fail to register on time, you will automatically forfeit your place to another applicant on the reserve list. Registration is made online at

If you are a first-time student at our department, please see the website New student to get started with your studies.

 If you for some reason are unable to complete the online registration, please contact as soon as possible, but before the online registration closes at the latest.

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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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For this course, knowledge equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree is required. The course offers a deep immersion in the structure and grammar of modern Italian, both from a descriptive and a theoretical perspective. The course is offered in certain semesters as individual study. During other semesters, the course is offered with tuition in the form of a seminar series. For information about the teaching form relevant to each semester, visit the department’s website.

  • Course structure

    The overall document for a course is the course syllabus. The course syllabus can be found in SISU on SU's web. This document, the course description, clarifies how we conduct the course in practice. The course description should provide good guidance, but is not comprehensive. Further clarification in oral or written form is provided by the teacher during the lessons. Do not hesitate to ask the teacher if question would remain before the completion of various tasks. To see which teachers teach the course, and for information about the schedule and examination opportunities, see further under "Schedule". Information about Literature lists can be found under "Course Literature".

    Teaching format

    In this course, we study modern Italian, its variation and use, based on its morphosyntax and lexicon. We study, for example, how Italian changes based on sociolinguistic and regional aspects. Within the course, certain themes are deepened and these themes depend on the teacher's skills and interests. The idea is that there should be a close relationship between the content of the course and the teacher's research area. The course is examined through written assignments. Some assignments cover the entire course content, while others focus on certain topics.


    If special measures are required for you to complete the course, you can read more about this on SU's website. The contact person for these issues at the Romance and Classics Department is the study counselor.

    Home assignments (i.e. essays, shorter independent work and assignments in general) must be written in your own words and based on your own reflections on the subject. All quotes must be entered correctly with quotation marks and source citation. A text may not, for the most part, consist of quotes. These should only be used to illustrate your own reasoning. If sources are missing sources and if the teacher discovers plagiarism, this can lead to a notification to the principal. Remember to use your own wordings in oral presentations as well. If hand-in assignments appear during the course, these will be reviewed by a text-matching tool. For general information on cheating and plagiarism, see further Stockholm University's rulebook on regulations for examination and guidelines for disciplinary cases at Stockholm University.


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    Learning platform: Athena

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