In a changing and globalised world, Stockholm University contributes to the development of a sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth, based on critical thinking.
Ranked among the world’s top 100 universities, Stockholm University is one of Europe’s leading centres for higher education and research in human science and science. With a large number of students, a wide range of education in close interaction with research, and a combination of independent basic research and strong applied research, Stockholm University contributes actively to society – a role that has characterized the University since its inception in 1878.
Currently, the university has 33,000 students, 1,600 doctoral students, and 5,500 members of staff active in the scientific areas of human science and science. We offer 190 programmes and 1,700 courses in science, humanities, social sciences and law, including 75 master’s programmes taught in English. The university has a total revenue of SEK 4.93 billion.
Stockholm University is an international academic environment, which is an integral part of excellence in research and education. As a university in the capital city of Sweden, Stockholm University places special emphasis on offering courses and programmes that meet the needs of the region and society. Collaboration makes Stockholm University’s expertise and results available and promotes quality in education and life-long learning.