Study Counsellors at the Department of Sociology

At the department there are two study counsellors. Feel free to contact them whenever you need guidance, advice or information concerning your studies at the department.

door leading to sociology

You can contact the counselor when you need advice on studying at the institution or study guidance, information about study and career choices, advice on study habits and about possible problems with the studies, etc.

If you booked a time but cannot attend, please remember to cancel the meeting by phone or email. Please find contact information bellow.

For questions not directly related to the Department of Sociology there is the Student Services and Study Counsellors and Career Office

Telephone hours and contact

During semester: Monday - Thursday at 10-12

During April and May, the Study counsellors is out of office during the following dates: 30/4 - 1/5, 7/5 - 8/5, 10/5 - 11/5 and 23/5 - 25/5

Katriina Östensson
Phone: 018-471 15 05
Sociology, Social Psychology, Social work, Master Programme in Social Analysis of Economy and Organisation and Master Programme in Social Sciences. (Note: On Christmas holliday 22/12 - 5/1)

Annica Eriksson
Phone: 018-471 10 74
Sociology AOP, Bachelor Programme in Human Resource Management and Working Life and Master Programme in Social Sciences


Postal address:
Uppsala University
Dep. of Sociology
Box 624
SE-751 26 Uppsala

Visiting address:
Thunbergsvägen 3H

Special Needs and Extra Support

The disability coordinators

Dyslektikerna - Student organization for students whit dyslexia (information only in Swedish).

Other resources

The Language Workshop offer consultations about written and oral presentations on an individual basis in both Swedish and English.

The Student Health Centre has a team of specialists: psychologists, counsellors, therapists, a nurse and doctors, all with the focus on student related health issues. So, if life is tough, you have started missing exams or just need someone to talk to, they are here for you.

Someone to talk to

The Univerity chaplaincy aim to create spaces and venues where you get the opportunity to meet other people and share experiences of life and faith. They are bound by confidentiality and accept everyone, regardless of belief, sexual orientation and gender identity or ethnicity.

Equal opportunities: Our aim is that UU will be an inclusive and safe study environment and workplace. At the Department of Sociology and CESAR, you can contact our Equal Opportunities Officer Katriina Östensson if you have questions or want to discuss something that has happened.