Welcome to SEDU, the Swedish Defence University!

If you have been admitted to one of our programmes or courses, here is a step-by-step guide to what you need to do before commencing your studies.

If you have been admitted to a programme or course, you need to log in to "my pages" at universityadmissions.se and reply to this offer in order to keep your place.

As a new student you need to register. Registration is mandatory and necessary in order for you to hold your place on the course or programme. It is important that you state your email address during registration in Ladok in order to receive a student account (SEDU account)

The registration is open January 7—12, 2020

This is what you do to register:

1. Go to www.student.ladok.se and click on "Choose university to login"

2. If you do not already have an active student account at the Swedish Defence University, choose "www.universityadmissions.se". (If you already have an active SEDU acount, choose Swedish Defence University and use the SEDU account to log in. Then proceed to step 5.)

3. Click on "Proceed to login".

4. Type in your universityadmissions login details.

5. Choose the Swedish Defence University in the list of universities.

6. Listed under "Current education" and "Upcoming" you will find the courses and programmes you have been admitted to. Click on "Register" and confirm by clicking "Register me". When the course or programme ends up in the list under "Current", the registration process is completed.

Once you have registered, a student account (SEDU account) is automatically created. This account is used to log in to your email and student platform.

Username will arrive by email

You will receive your personal username via email to the email address you have stated during the registration on Ladok. It can take up to 24 hours after registration before the email arrives. If you do not receive the email, make sure to check your spam folder.

Collect password at HelpDesk on campus

To choose a password for your account, you need to visit HelpDesk on campus. Remember to bring a valid identity document.

We recommend that you take some time to read your course and programme syllabi, as well as your literature list, before commencing your studies with us. By doing so you will be well-prepared ahead of your studies and you can order your books before the start of the semester.

Please find your course or programme documents below.

Law of armed Conflict


Literature list (PDFAll literature can be downloaded from Canvas)

Responsibility in International Law


Literature listPDF (All literature can be downloaded from Canvas)

Master Programme in Politics and War

Programme syllabusPDF

Master Programme in Defence and Security Systems Developments

Programme syllabus

Before registering you can access a public version of your schedule by clicking on the links below. The detailed version of the schedule becomes available after registering by logging in with your SEDU/FHS-account on timeedit.

Law of armed Conflict

Schedule (public version)

Responsibility in International Law

Schedule (public version)

Useful information for new students

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Student counselling
Before and during your studies you might have many questions you perhaps would like to discuss with a student counsellor, for example:
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Anna Lindh Library
The Anna Lindh Library is a university library specialised in defence and foreign and security policies. The library is a resource for students, teach...
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Semester dates at SEDU
The academic year at the Swedish Defence university starts in late August or early September and ends in early June. The academic year is divided into...
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Scholarships at the Swedish Defence University
If you have applied for a course at the Swedish Defence University, which requires the payment of fees, you can apply to the University for a scholars...
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When you register for a course you sign for a keycard which you need when the main entrance is locked. The keycard is used within the building as well...
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Study with a disability
Students with disabilities can, if needed, get help to complete their studies. The assessment of the support that may be required is made individually...

Any questions?

If you have any questions about being a new student at SEDU, please use the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.