Contact Information

Name of University

Stockholm University

Department Department of Culture and Aesthetics
Address Frescativägen 24 E, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone +46 8 16 20 00 (Switchboard)
Departmental Coordinator

Victoria Rosander, e-mail:


As one of the largest universities in Sweden, with over 70,000 undergraduate and master's students, Stockholm University offers unprecedented access to teaching and research facilities. Stockholm University, located in Sweden's capital city, is the region’s center for higher education and research in humanities, law, the natural and social sciences, and a focus for the work of leading international researchers. In the heart of Sweden's only national urban park, the University is surrounded by natural beauty, whilst being only a few minutes journey from the city center.

General information

Academic calendar
Examinations are arranged throughout the year with no fixed examination periods. Break during Christmas depends on the departmen
Language of instruction

Swedish and English

Full time study load credits 30 credits. Courses normally contain 7.5, 15 or 30 credits. Students can choose four 7.5 credit courses or two 15 credits courses or any other combination. One week of full-time studies equals 1.5 credits. The workload is 40 hours per week, including lectures, readings, assignments, seminars, independent studies.


Application information

Application All students must have an official nomination from their home university to be eligible for exchange studies at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.

Autumn semester: Nomination - 1 April, Application – 1 May

Spring semester: Nomination - 1 September, Application – 1 October

Application material required Signed pdf-copy of application form and transcript of records to be sent by e-mail to exchange coordinator 
Language requirements English B2 for courses taught in English
Swedish B2 for courses taught in Swedish


Course information

Course catalogue

Swedish language course Swedish language courses on different levels are offered for free by the Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism to all incoming exchange students More information about language courses are given during the Orientation Day.
Transcript of record Transcripts of records are sent to the home university approximately one month after the end of the semester. 



General information
Contact information Åsa Wedlund,, + 46 8 16 19 44
Application Students apply for housing in the online application for exchange studies.


Practical information

Registration Course registrations are made at the department.
Cost of Living
Getting to the University and Campus Maps


Additional student resources

Student Services
Health Services
Student Unions
Buddy Programme