This information is directed to students admitted to Political Science I, 30 credits. Below you find important information regarding registration and studies at the Department of Political Science. Please read all the information carefully.

Note: since you register for the course online, you will not be summoned to a roll call.

Compulsory registration for admitted applicants

In order to keep your place on the course you must register online in the following way (observe that you will not be able to register before the registration has opened 28th of December):

  • Use your username and password from or to:
  • Activate your student account at This can be done from December 28th. 

    Note! If you do not have a Swedish civic registration number (“personnummer”) you can't register online, please contact before the last day of registration and read HERE for more information on how to activate your account.
  • You will now have access to the student administrative system, Ladok at where you register for Political Science I.
  • The web registration is open from Monday 28th of December until Sunday 10th of January (23:59 CET). If you have not registered by the latter date you will lose your place on the course. We make no exceptions for anybody who has not registered on time.
  • I you have any problems with your registration, please contact us via before the last day of registration.

After registration

From the beginning of January it is important that you visit Athena, the learning and collaboration platform used by Stockholm University, to choose your seminar group for the first course module; Political Theory. Log on to Athena ( by using the same username and password as above. Click on “Courses”, then click on PSI:1) Political Theory and then on "Rescources" and make your choice.

More information

On our website you will find schedules, lists of course literature and other information you might need.

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