You have recently received information from Admissions that you have been admitted or conditionally admitted to the International Master’s Programme in Political Science. Note: since you register for the programme online, you will not be summoned to a roll call. 

Compulsory registration for admitted applicants

In order to keep your place on the programme 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 August 8th.
  • You will now have access to the student administrative system Ladok at, where you register for the first course: Analytical Perspectives and the Study of Power in the Social Sciences. When you register for the course you will automatically get registered on the programme at the same time.
  • The web registration is open from Thursday 8th of August until Monday the 26th of August. If you have not registered by the 26th of August (23:59 CET) you will lose your place on the course. We make no exceptions for anybody who has not registered on time.
  • If you have not yet received a civic registration number (“personnummer”) or have other problems with your registration, please contact us via before the last day of registration.

Conditionally admitted

If you are conditionally admitted, you have to prove that you have the necessary prerequisites for the programme before we can register you (you will not be able to register online). You must do this before August 26. Send an email to containing proof that you fulfill the requirements (for example, a copy of your final transcript and degree certificate). Please note that it is not enough that you have the equivalent of 180 credits. You must have a degree certificate or a certificate stating that you have applied for the degree certificate in order to register for the programme.

Introduction meeting and first lecture

There will be an introduction meeting for all new Master’s students at the Department of Political Science Tuesday September 3, 12.00-13.00, in lecture hall B4.

The first lecture for the course Analytical Perspectives and the Study of Power will take place September 3, 13.00-15.00, in lecture hall D7.

More information

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

If you are an international student, please see the Stockholm University website for information regarding the Orientation Week and Orientation Day, how to get a civic registration number, how to open your university account etc:

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Interested in a double master degree?

The Department of Political Science offers a double master degree together with Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität (LMU) in München, read more here:

Double Master Degree with Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität (LMU) in München (10382 Kb)

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