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.

Regulations, terms and conditions

You have received authorisation to access almost all the software and databases that Södertörn University manages.This authorisation – along with your keycard – also allows you to access a large number of computers, the internet, and our local network. Everything, apart from printing, is free of charge.

You may:

  • Use the university’s local network.
  • Participate in conferences on the internet.
  • Copy licence-free software from the internet to a USB drive, for example.

You may not:

  • Copy material that is under copyright (text may be “reused” if it is properly quoted and the correct source is credited). This means that you may not reproduce pictures, texts or sound without the permission of the copyright-holder. This applies to newspaper articles, books, cartoons, art, music, film – practically everything. See the Swedish Act on Copyright in Literary and Artistic Works (law books are available at the library).
  • Insult any (named or otherwise identifiable) person or group. Nor may you send messages with racist or anti-democratic content. See the Swedish Freedom of the Press Act (law books are available at the library) and the university’s local regulations (under development).
  • Infringe, i.e. hack, or disrupt the university’s or other’s systems.
  • Establish a register without a permit from Swedish Data Protection Authority. See the Swedish Data Act (law books are available at the library).
  • Retrieve, install or forward software that is subject to copyright.
  • Store programs or private files on the university’s computers.
  • You may not use the university’s networks to surf webpages that may offend others, e.g. pornography or violent images/films.

Terms and conditions of use:

  • You receive personal authorisation in the form of an SH-Account with a username and password for the computer. You may not let anyone else use these.
  • You may not use this authorisation for commercial reasons.
  • You are always individually responsible for the content and design of all communication that uses your authorisation.
  • If you comply with the above terms and conditions you will have access to the university’s IT services throughout your period of study (including time spent abroad and holidays).
  • If you contravene any of the points in this agreement, you can be excluded from the university’s IT system for a specific period or permanently (if a suspected offence is subject to Chapter 10, section 1 of the Swedish Higher Education Act, the case is reported to the university’s disciplinary board for consideration. Suspension may then be from both the IT system and/or your studies).
  • You risk prosecution if you break Swedish or international law.
  • If you are unsure of anything in this agreement, please contact MedieCenter.

Other information/help

It is your responsibility, to remain up to date about changes to this agreement. Changes will be announced on the notice boards outside MedieCenter.

Personal data is processed in accordance with EUs GDPR.

Remember that you must register every term in order to keep your account.


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