Swedish, Swedish as a second language and Scandinavian languages

The department has approximately 3,500 students every year. Out of these, about 800 study Swedish/Swedish as a second language/Scandinavian languages at basic level, and a handful study at advanced level. At the department there are approximately 35 doctoral students, whereof 15 in Scandinavian languages. Each semester we have 30–40 exchange students.

 

Programmes in Education

In collaboration with the Department of Language Education we educate 400–600 teacher students in Swedish courses each semester.

 

Swedish as a foreign language

Swedish as a foreign language is studied by approximately 200 students who need general entry requirements for higher education, and by approximately 500 exchange and guest students from other departments who take shorter courses in Swedish.
Swedish for International Students

 

Bilingualism

Out of the total 3,500 students at the department, approx. 150 study bilingualism at the Centre for Research on Bilingualism. At the department there are approximately 35 doctoral students, whereof 15 in Bilingualism.
Centre for Research on Bilingualism

 

Interpreting and translation studies

Out of the total 3,500 students at the department, approx. 150 study interpreting and translation at the Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies. At the department there are approximately 35 doctoral students, whereof 4 in Translation studies.
Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies.

 

Tisus

Tisus (Test In Swedish for University Studies) is taken by approximately 300 students in Sweden every semester, and we also arrange for it to be taken at approximately 70 locations abroad.
Tisus

 

Our staff

The department has approx. 160 employees: head of department, directors of studies, administrative staff, professors, researchers, visiting research fellows, doctoral students, research assistants, senior lecturers and lecturers.
Staff

 

Stockholm University

Stockholm University has more than 70,000 students and 5,000 staff members.
The history of Stockholm University