Study information

Students.Our aim is to provide students at Södertörn University with the best possible service and support, so this area of the website gathers practical information that we hope and believe you will find useful.

Do you want to know how to apply to higher education or when the semester starts? Do you need to contact the Student Health Service, or perhaps you are planning to become involved with a student organisation? Do you want to apply for a degree certificate but are unsure how to go about it? Many questions can arise during your studies; if you can't find the answer you need here, please contact one of our study guidance advisors or Student Support Services. They will be happy to help you.

Choose what you want to study at Södertörn University from our programmes and courses in our online prospectus.

Living in Sweden

Sweden is constantly evolving, absorbing new influences and ways of thinking. From science to denim, music to equality, Sweden is a hive of creativity – not least when it comes to the environment. However, it is never easy to find your way in a new country. Here is some information that might help.

The best guides are the Swedes – always ask them first.

A few facts about Stockholm

The city of Stockholm is built on 14 islands around one of Europe's largest and best-preserved mediaeval city centres. Stockholm is Scandinavia's economic centre, with the largest gross regional product and most multinational companies. Stockholm was the European Green Capital in 2010.The Stockholm region is home to more than a fifth of Sweden's total population, with more than 2 million inhabitants; the city of Stockholm is the most populated area, with more than 900,000 inhabitants in October 2014.

At the age of six, children can attend a preparatory year before compulsory school starts at the age of seven. Most pupils continue to attend upper secondary school. All education is free of charge. The city also provides free adult education.

For more information and facts about Stockholm, visit City of Stockholm.