Semester Start Autumn 2017

Student with balloons at Södertörn UniversityWelcome to a new semester, and welcome to Södertörn University!

Please note that the information presented on this webpage is subject to change and may be updated at any time up until the new semester begins on August 28, 2017.

There are many practical matters to attend to at the beginning of a new semester. The information presented on this webpage is intended to make your semester start as smooth as possible.

If you have been admitted to a programme or course, please review the information presented under the Programmes and Courses tabs.

Study Information Desks

Södertörn University has three study information desks that are affiliated with different academic schools. Each one is responsible for ensuring that practical matters related to the courses and programmes at the academic school(s).

Students can obtain help with most things relating to studies from the first day of their course to the last one.

Semester start 2017 at Södertörn UniversityAt the study information desk, you can:

  • Apply to register on a course.
  • De-register if you want to leave a course, but still be able to apply for it another time.
  • Apply to re-register if you have already studied a course but have credits left to take.
  • Sign out your corrected exam papers.
  • Hand in take-home papers and assignments to be forwarded to the teacher.
  • Certify a document that shows that you are studying or how many credits you have taken so far.
  • Apply for a credit transfer on your programme.
  • Apply for approved leave from studies.

In some cases, you can also:

  • Get a timetable for your course.
  • Get a syllabus that describes the modules on the course in more details.
  • Get sample exams as a revision aid.

The study information desk can also help you with contacting a careers and study guidance advisor if you have questions about what to study, or with contacting an academic secretary if you have questions about a specific course.

When the study information desk is closed, the website also provides information about many of the issues that the study information desk can help with.

Study information desks

MD 5 – School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies and School of Historical and Contemporary Studies

Subjects at the School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies: Biology, Development Studies, Environmental Science, Geography, International Health, Meal Sciences, Media Technology and Tourism studies.

Subjects at the School of Historical and Contemporary Studies: Archaeology, Archive Studies, Ethnology, History, History of Ideas and Study of Religions.

Contact MD 5, School of Historical and Contemporary Studies

Contact MD 5, School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD 579 – School of Culture and Education and Teacher Education

Subjects: Aesthetics, Art History, Comparative Literature, Education, English, Gender Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Philosophy, Rhetoric, Studies in Practical Knowledge, Swedish and Teacher Education.

Contact MD 579 here

ME 509 – School of Social Sciences

Subjects: Business Studies, Economics, International Relations, Journalism, Political Science, Psychology, Public Law, Social Work and Sociology.

Contact ME 509 here