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.

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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

The Study Counselors have a joint e-mail address where you can reach us both: 

If you want to call, you can reach us most certainly by phone: 
Monday - Thursday at 10-12

We have guidance via e-mail, telephone or via the digital meeting tool Zoom.

Summer at the Study counsellor office.

During weeks 29 to 31, the study counsellor office is closed. For urgent questions, please send an e-mail to For general Student Counseling questions, it is also possible to contact the Unit for Study and Career Counseling at UU. If you have general questions about admission, you can also contact the Service Centre. Contact information is available at

We who work with study guidance are:

Katriina Östensson
Phone: 018-471 15 05

Jenny Holmgren Ejderfelt 
Phone: 018-471 53 78

For study guidance regarding the Social work program at Campus Gotland in Visby:

Maria Ljungkvist

Postal and visiting addresses:

Postal address:
Uppsala university
Department of Sociology
Box 624
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. You can read more about discrimination or victimisation at the university student web

At the Department of Sociology and CESAR, you can contact our working environment group if you have questions or want to discuss something that has happened.

Last modified: 2022-02-11