Student Governance

As a student, you have the right to influence your education and to be represented when the university makes decisions that may affect your study situation.

These decisions could for example deal with:

  • Course literature
  • The organization of courses and programs
  • Study environment
  • Equal opportunities
  • Links to work-life in the education

Students being able to influence is called student governance or student influence.

Become a student representative

As a student representative, you can contribute with a student or PhD student
perspective on questions raised, and make sure that the decisions made benefit the
students at Stockholm University.

    Students organize themselves in student councils, and PhD students in PhD Student Councils, on department level. They choose representatives to their department board and therefore have the opportunity to participate in the decision making processes that affect their education. Representatives can also be chosen to other working groups where different questions are being discussed at a department.