Department of Literature

Welcome to the Department of Literature!

Activate your Student Account

In order to study at Uppsala University you need to activate your student account.


Once you have activated your student account you need to register on the course you are going to study, in Ladok. The registration is open until approximately one week before the course begins, you will see the exact dates in Ladok.

Contact the course administration at before the last day of registration if you need help. If you do not register in time you will lose your place and it will be offered to students on the waiting list.

Conditionally Admitted Applicants

If you are a conditionally admitted applicant, you must contact the course administration at as soon as possible, and no later than the last registration date with proof of your eligibility in order to be registered.

Waitlisted Applicants

Waitlisted applicants will be notified by email if vacancies become available on the course. Please note that we will contact you by the e-mail address you used in your application, and remember to check your email (including spam filters) regularly.

Changed your mind?

If you have been accepted to the course but not yet registered, and no longer wish to take the course, please decline the course at

NB! If you have already registered on the course, but then changed your mind and no longer wish to take the course, please terminate your course in Ladok. You can also contact us at for assistance.

If you terminate your studies within the first three weeks of the semester you will be able to reapply to the course in the future.

Teaching Platform

All our courses are held on Studium. NB! It can take up to 36 hours before you can log in to Studium after you have completed your registration.

Schedules, reading lists etc. will be made available on Studium no later than five weeks before the course begins. Questions regarding the course contents can be answered by the teachers in charge. The teachers' contact details are found in the course page on Studium.

Programme Students

If you have been accepted to one of our programmes you will need to register on the first course of the programme in Ladok. The programme will then begin automatically. If you have been accepted to:

  • The Bachelor's Programme in Rhetorical and Literary Communication, register on Rhetoric A
  • The Master's Programme in the Humanities - specialisation in Literary Studies, register on Literary Theory and Methodology
  • The Master's Programme in the Humanities - specialisation in Rhetoric, register on Rhetorical Criticism
  • The Master's Programme in Scandinavian Studies, register on Introductory Course in Scandinavian Languages and Literature

Studying with Disabilities

If you have a long-term disability that affects your studies, you can get support during your time at Uppsala University. You can read more here about what kind of support is available.

Where is the Department?

The Department of Literature is located on campus Engelska parken in building 6. Visit campus Engelska parken for more information.


If you have questions regarding your registration or other practical issues you're welcome to contact the administration at

We hope that you will enjoy your studies at our department!

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