Welcome to our Department

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

Current information regarding the corona virus situation

The fall semester 2020 teaching and exams will mainly be given on campus, with adaptations to ensure social distancing. Some classes may also be given online. You can find information about schedule and adaptations for your course in Studentportalen before the firts class. If anything is unclear or if you have further questions about adaptations and campus/online teaching you can contact the course director.

Read more on the university web page recommendations on coronavirus.

New Student?

Welcome to the Department of Linguistics and Philology!

Registration for most of our courses takes place in Studentportalen/Ladok. To register for thesis projects and trainee courses, you need to contact the course director. You can find the details for your course on the course page in the Student Portal. There you can also find time for the registration meeting, schedule, contact information for teachers and other helpful information.

You can find links to the course pages on the page Aktuella scheman (in Swedish). You can also use the search function in the Student Portal.

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