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.

Student rights

Rights and obligations - rules for studying at Södertörn University is a local set of regulations concerning the relationship between the student and the University.  

The regulations consist of local guidelines, regulations from the Swedish Higher Education Authority (Universitetskanslerämbetet) and Swedish legislation. Their purpose is to promote the equal treatment of students at Södertörn University and to clarify what rights and responsibilities students have.


Rights and obligations dnr 1692_1_1_2_2015.pdf

Student influence

According to the Swedish Higher Education Act, students have the right to influence their education. Higher education institutions must help students participate in work on developing their education.

Students are entitled to representation during the preparation for, and making of, decisions that are of significance for their education or the students' situation.

The student union is the body that appoints student representatives.

Read more at or visit SöderS on level 5 of the F building.