Welcome to our Department

Information about admissions and registration, study leave, examinations, career opportunities, and much more.

Current information regarding the corona virus situation

Teaching and exams will be held online until June 30, according to the most recent guidelines. You can find out more about what this means for your course on the course page in Studium.

Read more on the university web page recommendations on coronavirus.

Please note! The Department Office will be closed for visitors until further notice. We are still answering emails, even during the summer. If you must visit us we request that you make an appointment.

Re-take exams before the fall semester

 We give a number of re-take exams in August. 

Re-take exams in August
19/8-23/8 Bibelhebreiska I Hemtenta, Studium
19/8-22/8 Arabisk grundkurs, I Hemtenta, Studium
19/8-23/8 Arabiska B1 Hemtenta, Studium
20/8 Arabisk litteratur Salstenta
20/8 Arabiska A1-A2 Salstenta
20/8 Introduktionskurs i persiska Salstenta
20/8-24/8 Arabiska A4 Hemtenta
20/8-26-8 Lingvistik I Hemtenta
21/8 Fonetik I Salstenta
24/8 Kulturbärande religioner Hemtenta, Studium
26/8-29/8 Arabisk grundkurs, II Hemtenta, Studium
27/8 Världens språk Salstenta
28/8 Kinesiska A, Textkurs I Salstenta
28/8 Kinesiska B, Textkurs 3 Salstenta
28/8 Kinesiska C, Sakprosa I E-tenta
28/8  Kinesiska D2, Klassisk kinesiska Salstenta
28/8 Persiska B, Persisk grammatik Salstenta

Register for the exams in Ladok if possible, otherwise contact info@lingfil.uu.se to register.

New Student?

Welcome to the Department of Linguistics and Philology!

Registration for most of our courses takes place in Ladok. To register for thesis projects and trainee courses, you need to contact the course director. 

You can find links to the course pages on the page Current courses. You can also access your courses directly in the course portal Studium. On the University Student Web you will find everything you need to register and get started on your studies.

Should you have questions about your studies, contact us at info@lingfil.uu.se or call the Departmental office during opening hours.

Support for Students

The University offers many different kinds of support and services for students, like student counseling, it-support, and so on. Some services are available to all students, and some are reserved for students who apply for them.

Support that is open for everyone are, for example, speech-to-text and spell checking tools. Read more and download them through the page Support for all students.

On Support and services you can find a compilation of different kinds of services offered by the university.

Support for disabilities

The university also offers targeted support for students with disabilities.


The Language Workshop
The Student Health Center
Student Unions
University Chaplains

Study Abroad

Would you like to study abroad? As a student at our Department, you have the opportunity to study one or two terms at one of our partner universities. We work with the Erasmus+ Programme within Europe but also have several agreements with universtities outside of Europe, such as Iran or China.

Study Abroad

Last modified: 2021-07-06