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The Student SOM Survey 1993

SND-ID: SND 0475

This study is part of the collection The Student SOM survey

Alternative title

Student-SOM 1993

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute


The SOM-institute at Göteborg University carries out two annual surveys. One is a nation-wide survey, while the other is carried out in Western Sweden. To be able to shed light on opinions and habits of the student generation of today a similar survey was carried out among the students at Göteborg University. The questionnaire was divided into seven parts: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden and the rest of the world; leisure-time activities; background; and study programme. Questions concerning mass media dealt with news in radio and television; morning paper reading; international papers and magazines; confidence in how various institutions and groupings handle their work; and how important it is to get news from various areas/countries. Politics and society deals with interest in politics; important issues; opinion on a number of proposals occurring in the political debate; opinion on how the government handle their work; position on the political left-right scale; opinion on a Swedish EC-membership; attitude toward the political parties and the p

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

SOM Institute

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis



Time period(s) investigated

1993-10-01 – 1993-12-31

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Research area

Higher and further education, Media, Energy and natural resources, Political behaviour and attitudes, International politics and organisations, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)




Pettersson, M. (2001) Från nittonhundranittiotal till tvåtusental. Work report no. 3. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISSN 0284-4788.
ISSN: 0284-4788

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The Student SOM Survey 1993

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Version 1.0


University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1995). The Student SOM Survey 1993. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0.

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Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data collection

  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-10-01–1993-12-31
  • Source of the data: Population group



Number of individuals/objects


Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2022-10-13