The autumn term begins September 3, 2018 and ends January 20, 2019.

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 27-30, between 13.00 and 15.00 in room B621). Make sure to bring your ID!
    – If you have a Swedish “personnummer”, register online on
  • 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: Viktor Gårdsäter
Photo: Viktor Gårdsäter


Orientation Day

Photo Eva Dalin
Photo: Eva Dalin

Orientation Day, August 31, 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:

Library introduction for new students

On September 4 and 10, 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

Here you find schedules and literature for Basic and Advanced level.


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: Viktor Gårdsäter
Photo: Viktor Gårdsäter