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Welcome to one of Sweden's most popular places to study Journalism – we educate versatile journalists who are ready to meet the future!

Are you passionate about social issues? Do you want to provide people with information and motivate them? Do you want to express yourself in text and pictures and master the latest media technology? If so, studying Journalism at Södertörn University is right for you. We provide you with theoretical knowledge and insights into the latest research, combined with practical skills in the technical tools currently used in the industry. You learn everything from interview techniques and personal profiles to digital production and web publication. The programme includes two long placements to give you an experience of working life, and ends with a large independent project.

Södertörn University has close contacts with the industry and works to remain at the leading edge, in line with the rapid developments in the media. We educate tomorrow's journalists!

About Journalism

Södertörn University educates journalists at both Bachelor's and Master's levels (first and second cycles). 

Bachelor's Programmes

Journalism and Digital media educates "multi-journalists" by specialising in new media. The focus is on working with a combination of text, image, audio and video.
Journalism with Social Studies
combines Journalism with studies in one of eight fields: Economics, Ethnology, History, History of Ideas, Political Science, Religious StudiesSociology or Man and Environment. The main language of instruction is Swedish.

Master's Programme

Our one year Master´s Programme, International Master´s Programme in Journalism, provides advanced knowledge of journalism, in both theory and practice. The language of instruction is English.


Comparative Journalism Studies is a post-graduate course with two modules. Journalistic Cultures and Power provides in-depth knowledge of journalism in different social systems and its relationship with various fields of power, from the local to the global level. Press Freedom in a Global Perspective focuses on the state and role of press freedom around the world, including its historical and ideological development.

Journalism and International Conflicts is a post-graduate course that focuses on the role of journalism and massmedia in areas of social or political conflict. The course content is closely related to Peace and Conflict Studies. The language of instruction is English.