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Study information

Welcome to the Department of Psychology, Stockholm University. Here is some information on how to apply for a course at our department.

Course literature

On most modules covering 7.5 credits the compulsory literature rate between 600 and 800 pages. Often more than half of these are in English.


The examination of course content can be done in the form of written tests, group work, lab reports etc. This is specified in the syllabus for each course module.


Further questions?

Do you have questions that you can't find the answers to here on the web? This page provides tips on who you can turn to. If you do not know whom to ask, feel free to begin with the student office or study advisor.

Leave and discontinuation of studies

The circumstances for approved leave from studies are regulated in the Statute Book of the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHRFS) §3, §4 och §5.

Student services

As a student at Stockholm University you can receive various forms of help and support you during your studies.

Study environment

In this section you can read more about the study environment at the Department of Psychology. Our beautiful campus, computer labs, places to eat and places to study.

Studying with a disability

Stockholm University welcomes students with disabilities. The goal is that all students at Stockholm University shall have equal rights and opportunities regardless of disability.

Transfer of credits

You can apply for a credit transfer if you have already taken a course that is the equivalent to a course or course module (in content and amount of credits) within our department.

What is psychology about?

Psychology is the science of experiences and behaviors. Interest is focused on various aspects of human interaction with the outside world.


Student office

Study counsellor
Contact information

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Visiting address
Frescati Hagväg 8, 2nd floor

Postal address
Department of Psychology
Stockholm University
SE-10691 Stockholm

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