Vt -21/Spring '21

All registered students will have the opportunity to make a group selection in the learning platform Athena before the course starts.

  1. Vt -21 Schema NS0004 Grupp 1 (Lili Schmidt). Tuesdays 17–20.
  2. Vt -21 Schema NS0004 Grupp 2 (Zhiyin Zhang). Thursdays 18–21. 

Starts in week 5. Seminars and examinations will be given online. 

Ht -21/Autumn '21

Period 1

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


Course syllabus NS0004 (228 Kb)  (in English)

Kursplan NS0004 (229 Kb) (in Swedish)

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 NS0004 (58 Kb)


Course objective

The course includes practical exercises in order to develop students' ability to communicate in Swedish on the intermediate level and give oral presentations in Swedish. Based on an extensive reading of fictional and non-fictional texts and listening to interviews and radio programs, studies cover vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar as well as oral and writing skills.

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 note 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. For this course it is required that you have either passed course 3 or have taken the placement test in order to enter course 4.

Course layout

Swedish language course 4 for international students consists of a limited number of tutorials in study groups of approxiamtely 20 to 30 students. Regular homework, assignments and self study is compulsory. Classes are scheduled one afternoon or evening per week. Active participation and a passing grade on the final examination is prerequisite for receiving credit points, as well as for admission to a higher level.

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