Vt -21/Spring '21

Vt -21 Schema NS0006 (Jonas Kauppi, Gunlög Åkerstedt-Lindell). Tuesdays 16-19.

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 NS0006 (231 Kb)  (in English)

Kursplan NS0006 (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 NS0006 (62 Kb)


Course objective

The course is designed to develop students' skills in oral communication for academic purposes. The curriculum includes role-playing, dialogues, observations and practical exercises covering vocabulary and idiomatic expressions used in academic contexts. The practical tasks in the course will train students to interact in Swedish in academic contexts. During the course students will give oral presentations, observe lectures and seminars and practice, analyze and discuss intercultural communication based on course literature. The course will be concluded with a written assignment.

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, and or 5 or have taken the placement test in order to enter course 6.

Course layout

Swedish language course 6 for international students comprises 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 required for receiving credit points.

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).