Vt -21/Spring '21

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 NS0005 Grupp 1 (Matilda Gulbrandsen Mattsson). Wednesdays 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 NS0005 (229 Kb)  (in English)

Kursplan NS0005 (230 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 NS0005 (58 Kb)


Course objective

The course covers theoretical and practical studies in oral presentations. Exercises are designed to extend students proficiency in pronunciation, listening comprehension and grammar. Practical tasks will train students to perform in informative and argumentative discourse and to gain confidence in speaking in front of an audience.

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 4 or have taken the placement test in order to enter course 5.

Course layout

Swedish language course 5 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).