News and events

  • Master´s programmes for 2018/2019 2017-09-13 Stockholm University offer more than 75 master´s programmes in English. Read more about them in the Master´s programmes for 2018/2019.
  • Rickard Jonsson. Boys' Anti-School Culture, Rickard Jonsson 2017-09-12 Rickard Jonsson is a researcher at the Department of Child and Youth Studies. He is interested in finding answers to: How are stereotypes constructed?
  • Ann-Christin Cederborg How can we increase the visibility of vulnerable children? 2016-12-07 Ann-Christin Cederborg about the Stockholm University Profile Area Children´s Rights and Conditions.
  • Nihad Bunar Research aiming to create a level playing field for students 2016-12-07 Newly arrived students who do not speak Swedish are received very differently at school. Nihad Bunar hopes that his research on how municipalities choose to organise their teaching will give these students the same opportunities as other children.
  • Camilla Rindstedt Research project about encounters between primary child health care staff and multicultural families 2016-11-24 A new ethnographic study focuses on everyday encounters between children, parents and health personnel at Primary Child Health Services (BVC) in multicultural populated areas. Research questions include social interaction and communication actions and if there are conversational strategies that are more successful than others.
  • Susanne Kjällander Digital tablets in today´s preschool, Susanne Kjällander 2016-10-03 Listen to Susanne Kjällander, Senior Lecturer at Department of Child and Youth Studies, when she talks about her exciting research.
  • Research seminar: Children and Sports: Creating a Research Agenda that Matters 2016-05-24 Scholarly research on sport has thus far focused far more on the “tip of the iceberg”—elite professional, collegiate, and international competition and mass media coverage—while below the surface of our attention is a larger mass of sports participation by kids. This presentation will discuss some of the reasons for this, and will lay out a research agenda on kids and sport. Michael Messner is Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
  • Johanna Lund Rockliffe from the Global School International Café about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2016-04-08 At the second International Café exchange students and local students at the Teacher Education Departments were introduced to the new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We also got the chance to put our knowledge about global issues to the test using quizzies from Professor Roslings Gap minder project. At the end of the seminar the students got to do a lesson plan for future pupils.
  • Ingrid Engdahl. Photo: Niklas Björling. Article nominated addressing the world´s most pressing problems focused on the environment 2016-03-29 The article "Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: The OMEP World Project" authored by associate professor Ingrid Engdahl is nominated in Springer´s campaign "Change the World: One Article at a Time" as addressing the world’s most pressing problems focused on the environment and sustainability.
  • International Café 1: Nasim Ahmadzadeh Sweden’s asylum process for unaccompanied Children 2016-02-29 22 participants from more than 15 countries joined the first International Café to listen to the presentation by Nasim Ahmadzadeh; case officer at the asylum investigation unit for unaccompanied asylum seeking children from the Swedish Migration Agency.
  • Make Stockholm part of your future – Study with us! 2015-11-24
  • Eva Kane. Fotograf: Niklas Björling. Dissertation: Playing practices in school-age childcare 2015-10-05 Playing practices in school-age childcare: An action research project in Sweden and England.
  • Margaret-Ellen Pipe From the lab to front line practice 2015-09-14 You are most welcome to a talk presented by Professor Margaret-Ellen Pipe from Brooklyn College, New York and honorable doctor in the department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University. Using the example of forensic investigations of child abuse, her talk will illustrate the crucial importance of basic and applied research in addressing questions of critical importance to children, families, and society at large.
  • How can preschools promote sustainable development? 2015-08-24 Senior lecturer and Deputy Head of Department Dr. Ingrid Engdahl at Department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University is interested in the toodlers every day life as well as building a future. Ingrid will talk about her research in this web movie.
  • Gunilla Dahlberg Challenging our view of children and preschool 2015-06-23 Listen to the youngest children and join them on their journey of discovery – those are Gunilla Dahlberg’s watchwords. Over the past four decades, she has devoted her research to trying to change preschool and our view of children, knowledge, and learning.
  • Cavell, Music and the Criticism of Culture 2014-10-07 Viktor Johansson (Department of Child and Youth Studies) and Klas Roth (Department of Education) welcome you to a seminar with Professor Naoko Saito, Kyoto University on "Cavell, Music and the Criticism of Culture". 15-17.00 Tuesday October 28, Department of Education, room 2503.


Head of Department
Mats Börjesson

Child and Youth Studies:
Rickard Jonsson

Children´s culture:
Magnus Öhrn

Early Childhood Education:
Anna Palmer

Director of studies (phd studies)
Margareta Aspán

Administrator (phd studies)
Beatrice Chaveroche

How can we increase the visibility of vulnerable children?

How can we increase the visibility of vulnerable children?

Ann-Christin Cederborg, professor in Child and Youth Studies

Ingrid Engdahl. Photo: Niklas Björling.

How can preschools promote sustainable development?

Senior lecturer Dr. Ingrid Engdahl is interested in the toodlers every day life as well as building a future.