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Information for Autumn Semester 2019

Welcome to our department this coming spring semester. Here are a few things to think about before your courses start.

Frequently asked questions and answers for students starting a new semester at our department

Exchange students

All exchange students are welcome to visit our Departmental coordinator at room 203, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Frescativägen 24E, from 26 August onwards for the course selection, signatures, general advice etc. Course registrations will be done after completed Learning Agreement.  In August please make an individual appointment by email.

Departmental coordinator

Maarit Hämäläinen

Room: 203
Phone: +46 (0)8-16 14 71

If you are taking courses at other departments, you will have to register for these courses at the departments giving the courses. Each department have their own routine for this, so please contact the coordinators at the relevant departments for information on how to register. Here is a link to all the departments at Stockholm University:

If you are an incoming student from another department: It might still be possible to be placed in our courses. If you want to require about a course, please send us an email at: (after first checking with your receiving department that it is okay for you to take courses with another department). You are welcome to visit our Departmental coordinator for course registration from 26 August onwards. Monday-Thursday, 9-11 and 13-15.

International students

If you applied for a course through you will have recieved your acceptance letter via e-mail. You must have accepted your place on the course in order to keep it. You accept your place via the e-mail sent to you by If you made a late application you will recieve your acceptance letter after the second admissions round. If you have questions directly concerning your application, fees, missing documentation, please contact the admission’s office here at Stockholm University,, + 46 8 16 49 89. If you have already received a welcoming letter/e-mail from us at the department and have questions about courses or registration, you are welcome to contact us at:


If you applied through you register for your course online via webregistration. You must webregister in the period set for your course – or you will lose your place on the course. If you can not webregister, please contact the department,, before the last day for webregistration to not lose your place.

Here are the dates to register for Autumn Semester 2019:

Swedish History of Ideas, 7.5 credits 6 August – 2 September

Gender Perspectives on Art and Visual Culture, 7.5 credits 12 – 26 August

Art, Architecture and Visual culture in Sweden, 7.5 credits 12 August – 21 October

Postcolonial Approaches, 7.5 credits 12 August – 21 October

Swedish Literature, 7.5 credits 12 October – 28 October

Swedish Music, 7.5 credits 14 October – 4 November

Dance and Cultural Theory, 7.5 credits 6 August – one week before the course starts

Cultural Theory and Transnational Performance I, 7.5 credits 6 August – one week after the course starts

Cultural Theory and Transnational Performance II, 7.5 credits 6 August – one week after the course starts

Performance, Theory and Methodology, 7.5 credits 6 August – one week after the course starts

Psychoanalysis - Application on Culture and Society, 7.5 credits 6 August – one week after the course starts

Theatre in Sweden: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 15 credits 6 August – one week after the course starts

Learn more about registration

Schedule, syllabus, required literature etc.

All the information you need will be posted under each course tab. Read more about our courses and programmes

Swedish for International Students

International students may apply for Swedish language training on condition that you are admitted to studies at Stockholm University through an exchange programme or an equivalent agreement (scholarship, doctoral candidate, visiting reseacher). Learn more about Swedish courses.

Welcome to us this Autumn Semester!

All of us at the department would like to welcome you to us this coming semester. You can find a lot of useful information in the links and files at the bottom of the page, and if you have any questions, please contact our Students Affairs Office

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Student Affairs Office

Mattias Arreborn
Room: 260
Phone: +46 (0)8-674 74 84

Visiting Hours: Mon-Thu 9.30-11.30 am and Thursdays 1.30-3.30 pm
Phone Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1.30-3.30 pm