On these pages you will find information on how to come into contact with Stockholm Student Health Services as well as other health care providers if needed.
Points of contact
Stockholm Student Health Services provides nurse, therapist and counsellor services. Contact the nurse’s office to book a health consultation. If you are dealing with personal or emotional issues, an appointment with a therapist may be helpful, where you have the possibility to book a single or several appointments. You are also welcome to contact the student counsellor if you require support in other matters. Stockholm Student Health Services can also help you find and connect you with other health care services in Sweden.
If you get ill and need to get in touch with regular health care, you can call 1177 Vårdguiden for consultation or call 112 in emergencies.
In case of illness
For issues regarding your healthcare, please call 1177
Through the Swedish healthcare helpline (1177) you will get advice and help 24h a day. They will guide you to your nearest clinic/hospital.
If you are calling from a foreign phone number dial +46 771 11 77 00.
To be in good physical health makes it easier for you to succeed with your studies. The nurses at the Stockholm Student Health Services can offer you support and guidance regarding your health.
Common questions from students are of physical symptoms, stress or sleep issues. Additionally, international students may want to learn more about the Swedish healthcare system. Also note that all personal information communicated to the nurses will remain confidential.
The nurse will look through different aspects of your lifestyle and how they are connected to your general health. During your 45-minute appointment, you will find strategies on how to improve your well-being together with the nurse.
A therapist can help you address personal or emotional issues which may have an impact on your life as a student.
If you need support
You are welcome to talk about any issues you may have, regardless if it is related to your studies or not. For example, you may need support with a long-standing problem or concern, or you may struggle finding proper support during your stay in Stockholm. You may also face more recent difficulties you have experienced since coming here to study – perhaps you are struggling to form relationships or to cope with academic expectations.
Booking an appointment with a therapist
Whatever your situation as an international student in Stockholm, you are welcome to call to book an appointment with one of the student therapists. It is possible to book either a single consultation or a series of appointments, depending on your need.
Sometimes, it can be helpful talking to an independent person about your concerns and life situation. Would you feel this need, you have the possibility to book an appointment with a student counsellor at Stockholm Student Health Services.
Together with a counsellor, you can take a look at your current situation, needs and how the Stockholm Student Health Services can help you. It may be a single consultation or a shorter series of appointments.
You may contact the counsellor regarding various life struggles, related to your studies or not. Perhaps you are worried about your alcohol or drug use, or you may need guidance on your social rights and support.
Stockholm Student Health Services is currently located in "Studentpalatset" close to Odenplan.
Address: Norrtullsgatan 2, 104 30 Stockholm Nearest subway station or bus station"Odenplan"
Within the Swedish healthcare system, confidentiality and patients' integrity are considered as very important.
Confidentiality of healthcare professionals
Within the Swedish healthcare system, all healthcare employees and professionals are bound by professional secrecy. No information can be released or shared without the patient's consent. This applies to the person's personal information, condition or treatment.
The professional secrecy obligation is regulated by the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act.
Your personal data (name, date of birth or social security number, address and telephone number) will be registered at the Stockholm Student Health Services. An electronic medical record will be kept, where notes about your visits at the clinic will be saved, containing background information of your symptoms as well as actions taken. No one outside the Stockholm Student Health Services is granted access to this information.
Issues concerning patients' integrity are considered as very important within Swedish healthcare. There are laws regulating authorisation to patient data. Generally, only healthcare professionals who treat the same patient are permitted to share information regarding the patient's condition or personal situation.