Information for new International students

This is in no way a comprehensive guide for what you need to do when moving to Sweden for your studies, but we have tried to summarize many recurring questions that international students have and links to read more. 

General information

Swedish PID/T-number

This identification number is widely used in Sweden for all kinds of purposes. It's a 4-digit number following your date of birth in the format: YYMMDD-XXXX.


Finding a place to stay in Stockholm can be both difficult and expensive. But there are different options and help that the University can provide.

Student Life

You are on the right page! We (the Business Association at Stockholm University organize a lot of events for meeting new people but also career-focused events with companies. Read more about all our committees and clubs!


If you just moved to Stockholm it can be a completely different city compared to where you came from. The best way to discover the city and the culture here is to take part of the Welcoming programs that the association organizes for both Bachelor and Master's students.