Department of Child and Youth Studies

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Postdoc. Eleonor Bredlöv Eknor. Foto Sören Andersson

Professionalism in the Preschool Teaching Profession

Eleonor Bredlöv Eknor is a new postdoc at the unit of Early Childhood Education (FUFF) at the Department of Child and Youth Studies. In the interview, she talks about her research area vocational education research, with focus on informal learning processes and about how power and sex contribute to how you become professional.

Free standing courses at The Department of Child and Youth Studies. Photo: Cajsa De Groat

Se all our courses

Courses in "Early Childhood Education" and "Schoolage Educare" are available in English. The department offers courses both in spring and fall semesters.


Online teaching until the end of October 2021

Based on current conditions with Corona, the Department of Child and Youth Studies will continue to have online teaching until the end of October 2021.


Stockholm University international alumni

There are plenty of good reasons for alumni to stay in touch with Stockholm University. Stay connected after you graduate, or reconnect with us now, to find out more about what possibilities are in store for you!

Photo: Eva Dalin


The four sections of the department each have a research area, all of them specialized in research about children and youth.



Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities, questions and answers, and news related to the coronavirus. 

Frecati Backe, Svante Arrhenius väg 21A.

Welcome to BUV!

This department provides a creative environment for education and research that considers children and young people within the following multiple and overlapping contexts: culture; the family; preschool and school; peer groups; media and leisure; the community as well as the economy and with respect to both national and international law.