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Given the current situation with the coronavirus, the coming autumn term will be a bit different. However, our courses will be offered as planned and we look forward to welcoming you as a student at our department. We hope this information will answer questions that you may have ahead of the coming term.

A decision on teaching forms for spring term 2021 has not yet been taken. This will be announced on our website no later than 15 December 2020.

Teaching during the autumn term

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, the Department of English has decided that all our teaching in the autumn term 2020 will be given as web-based teaching via Zoom. There will be no teaching on campus. Also, all examinations will be done online. In all other respects, teaching will follow what is stipulated in the courseplans regarding, for instance, attendance requirements and other matters.
Please note that even though teaching and examinations will be online, the courses are not distance courses. That means, for instance, that lectures, workshops and seminars are given when indicated in the schedules and are not accessible in recorded form at other times. For all intents and purposes, the only difference to normal courses given on campus is that teaching and examinations will be online.

Course information

Schedules and information about each course is provided on the course site on our website. Find your course, or program, and read the information carefully. Don’t forget to register by the specified deadline in August to keep you place! As an admitted student, you will get access to the Athena learning platform once you have registered for the course. On Athena, teachers will post more information specific to your course. Teachers will use the e-meeting service Zoom for lectures, workshops and seminars. It is free of charge for all students at Stockholm University.

Contacting us during the summer

Due to the current situation with the coronavirus, the department's premises continue to be closed. Between 6 July and 10 August you can contact administrative staff at our department via email to our Student Affairs Office at but please note that it may take a bit longer before we are able to respond. During this time you can also call during phone hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10 - 11 am on +46 (0)8 16 4301.

We hope you will find the answers to most of your questions on our course sites and, after registration in August, on Athena. We look forward to seeing you online in the autumn!