Vt -21/Spring '21

Period 1

If there are several groups on the course, all registered students will have the opportunity to make a group selection in the learning platform Athena before the course starts.

Vt -21 Schema NS0001 Grupp 1 (Peter Lundkvist). Mondays and Wednesdays.

Starts in week 4. Lectures and examinations will be given online.

Period 2

Vt -21 Schema NS0001 Grupp 2 (Anders Eklund). Mondays and Wednesdays. 

Starts in week 10. Lectures and examinations will be given online.

Ht -21/Autumn '21

Period 1

All lectures and examinations will be given online during period 1. Information about the teaching in period 2 will be announced later in the autumn.

Kursplan/Course syllabus

Course syllabus NS0001 (226 Kb)  (in English)

This course may not be included in a degree at Stockholm University, either as a main field of study or as additional studies.



Litteratur/Literature NS0001–0006 (78 Kb)



Betygskriterier/Credits NS0001 (26 Kb)


Kursinnehåll/Course contents

Ht -17 Kursinnehåll/Course contents NS0001 (188 Kb)


Ordlista och webbkurs/Dictionary and web course

Basordlista ht -17 (423 Kb)

Learning Swedish – a web course


Course objective

The course combines teaching and exercises for beginners in Swedish as a foreign language. The students will acquire a basic knowledge of the Swedish language, Swedish phonemes and basic vocabulary, syntax and word order. Practice will focus on useful everyday phrases.

Qualification requirements

For admission to the complementary course Swedish for International Students you have to be admitted and registered on at least 15 ECTS at Stockholm University. Please not that it is not possible to apply to this course if you are not a student at Stockholm University, or taking at least 15 ECTS at Stockholm University the semester you apply for. No previous knowledge of the Swedish language is required to take this course.

Course layout

The Swedish language course 1 for international students consists of a limited number of tutorials in study groups of around 200 to 300 students. Regular homework, assignments and self study is compulsory. Classes are scheduled two afternoons or evenings a week. Active participation and a passing grade on the final examination is necessary  for receiving credit points, as well as for admission to a higher level.

Examination is a final written exam which will be held when the whole course is completed. Points will not be given, the student will receive a G which is short for godkänd (pass) or a U which is short for underkänd (fail).