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

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

If you are conditionally admitted you will not be able to register online. It is therefore very important that you carefully read the information found under the heading "Conditionally admitted”.

Compulsory registration for admitted applicants 

In order to keep your place on the course you must register in the following way:

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

    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 II.
  • The web registration is open from Monday December 28th until Sunday January 19th (23:59 CET). If you have not registered by the latter date you will loose your place on the course. We make no exceptions for anybody who has not registered on time. This counts only for those of you who fulfilled the eligibility requirements for the course at the date of application (15th of October). If you are conditionally admitted, please read the text under the heading "Conditionally admitted". 
  • If you have any problems with you registration, please contact us via before the last day of registration. Observe that it is not possible to register before the registration has opened the December 28th. 

Conditionally admitted

If you, during the application period, did not fulfil the eligibility requirements for Political Science II (at least 22,5 credits from Political science I or equivalent) you have been admitted with condition. This means that you can’t register online. In order to register you have to:

  1. Fulfill the necessary prerequisites by February 8th and contact us before the latter date.
  2. Email the Student Office at, include your registration number (personnummer or T-number) and what course your request concerns and we will register you (you don’t need to send any transcripts, we will be able to see if you are eligible in our system).

Note! If you are conditionally admitted, you can follow the course from the beginning of the semester but you are not allowed to attend any examining assignments until you are registered.    

After registration

In 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; Approaches to Politics. Log on to Athena ( by using the same username and password as above. Click on “Courses”, then click on PSII:1) Approaches to Politics and then on "Rescources" and make your choice.

More information

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

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