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Sweden: Stockholm University

About Us

A leading European university in one of the world’s most dynamic capitals

Since 1878 Stockholm University has been characterised by openness and innovation. A modern university with a multicultural environment, Stockholm University is one of the world’s top 100 higher education institutes. More than 64,000 students, 1,800 doctoral students and 5,000 staff are active within the areas of science and human science.

Education and research at Stockholm University make a difference. The University contributes to individual and social change through top quality education and outstanding research. Our researchers contribute to the development of public policy and political decision making, and participate in Nobel Prize Committees and international expert bodies.

Stockholm is a cultural hub and economic centre, with many green areas and surrounded by water, making it an ideal place in which to enjoy a relaxed and exciting student life.

Departments at Stockholm University

 Education and research are conducted at Stockholm University within 58 departments, centres and institutes which answer directly to the boards of human science and science, or the faculty boards.

Human Science Academic Area

Faculty of Humanities

  • Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies
  • Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies
  • Department of English
  • Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies
  • Department of History
  • Department of Culture and Aesthetics
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education
  • Department of Language Education
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of Media Studies
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Romance Studies and Classics (In Swedish)
  • Department of Slavic and Baltic Studies, Finnish, Dutch and German
  • Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism

Faculty of Law

  • Department of Law

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Aging Research Center (ARC)
  • Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS)
  • Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD)
  • Department of Computer and Systems Sciences
  • Department of Child and Youth Studies
  • Department of Criminology
  • Department of Economic History
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Human Geography
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Social Anthropology
  • Department of Social Work
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Special Education
  • Department of Statistics
  • Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
  • Stockholm Business School
  • Stockholm Centre for Organizational Research (SCORE)
  • Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
  • Stress Research Institute

Science Academic Area

Mathematics-Physics Section

  • Department of Astronomy
  • Department of Mathematics and Science Education (MND)
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Meteorology (MISU)
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science (NADA)

Chemistry Section

  • Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (DBB)
  • Department of Neurochemistry
  • Department of Organic Chemistry
  • Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry (MMK)

Biology Section

  • Department of Biology Education (BIG)
  • Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute (MBW)
  • Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences (DEEP)
  • Department of Zoology

Section for Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES)
  • Department of Geological Sciences
  • Department of Physical Geography

Centres and institutes within science

  • Bergius Botanical Garden
  • Baltic Sea Centre
  • Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (NORDITA)
  • Stockholm Resilience Centre

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