About the courses A, B, C, D

The four courses A, B, C and D teaches practical skills in Swedish as a foreign language and the participants will acquire a basic knowledge of Swedish grammar, vocabulary, phonemes and pronunciation. The writing of narrative and descriptive texts is also part of the course.


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The courses consists of approximately 40 contact hours distributed once a week during the semester. The study group will take 20 to 30 participants with classes in the late afternoon or evening. Seminars will cover practical exercises in listening, reading and speaking, as well as writing functional texts used in every day working situations. The participants are expected to do assignments outside classes.



Due to a limited amount of spaces we accept students on a first come first serve basis. Before you fill out your application, make sure to inform your supervisor/head of department that you intend to participate in the courses.

N.B. The application will only be accepted when you have confirmed that your participation has been approved by your supervisor/head of department (within the application form). 

If you have previous knowledge of Swedish you need to take a Placement test. A link to the test is provided in the application form. 


Course Period and Registration

The courses start in late September and in late January (spring 2019). The last day to register for the courses this spring semester was Friday, 25 January 2019. Registration for the courses in the fall semester 2019 will open on this website in August.

A few days before the courses start you will receieve a confirmation e-mail with information on how to choose group and links to the schedules. 



People moving aorund. SU roll ups. Floor 3, Södra huset. Photo: Pangea Design
Photo: Pangea Design


Brochure Swedish language course for international employees at Stockholm University (571 Kb)

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