The autumn term begins August 28, 2017 and ends January 14, 2018.

Start of term checklist

  • For international students: Activate your University account (available from August 10) and order your University card by retrieving a one-time code at Infocenter, located in Studenthuset, Universitetsvägen 2B. By international students we mean exchange students, Erasmus students, master’s students etc. Please bring a photo ID or a passport!
    For students with a Swedish personal identity number: If you have a Swedish personal identity number (“personnummer”) and have used when applying, you can use our web service: in order to activate your university account and also order your university card. You will not need to pick up a one-time code.
  • Register at the Department of Social Anthropology in person (August 21-24, between 13.00 and 15.00 in room B621). Make sure to bring your ID!
    If you have a Swedish “personnummer”, register online on My studies.
  • If you would like to, you can join one of the three student unions at Stockholm University.

Please read Stockholm University student services’ complete guide to your studies by visiting its pages for admitted students. You can also download the folder A smooth start.


Photo: Eva Dalin
Photo: Eva Dalin


Orientation Day

Photo: Eva Dalin
Photo: Eva Dalin

Orientation Day, August 25, is an information packed day during the Orientation Week where newly arrived international students will receive information about practical matters such as banking, health care, computer accounts, student life, Swedish language courses.

For details go to:

Download the app Stockholm University guide

Stockholm University guide contains a map to make it easier for you to find your way around the university campus. In the app, you will also find links to student services and information that is important to you as a student. Download the app by visiting any of the links (please note that the app is in Swedish):

Library introduction for new students

On August 28 and 30, Stockholm University Library organises an introduction for new students. Learn how to find, order and borrow literature and to use the other services the library offers, including:

  • Book group study rooms
  • Printing and copying
  • Find and access e-books, e-journals and databases

Find out more.

Schedules & literature


The Department of Social Anthropology uses Mondo as a course platform for syllabus and other communication between students and their teachers. You will be able to reach each course site when you have registered and activated your University account.

Log in to Mondo.


Photo: Niklas Björling
Photo: Niklas Björling