Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender studies

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Online Education Continues

The head of the department has decided on a continuation of online education through the first half of spring semester 2021, with occasional exceptions of campus teaching following recommendations of the Swedish Public Health Authority.

Magic in the European history of religions

New online evening course on magic in the European history of religions

What is the role of magic in the European history of religions? Who practiced magic, why and how did they do it? This Spring we offer an online evening course that explores these and related questions.

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Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.

Are You One of our Admitted Students?

Have you been admitted to a course at our department? In that case you will need to register before the semester starts, or you will lose your right to participate. Here you will find all information you need on how to register.

Study with Us

Interested in culture, religion or gender studies? Courses at our department are mostly taught in Swedish and can be followed if you have a good command of Swedish, Danish or Norwegian. But we also have a few courses in English.

Research at our Department

Our research focus on highly various topics situated in different contexts in time and space. The three disciplines share a commitment to make the cultural and social world intelligible by means of fieldwork and studies of all kinds of textual sources.


Critical Heritage Studies Network

The Gender Academy

The Gender Academy


Search fpr publications our research database

Student Information

Admitted students