Stockholm University offers one of the best environments in Europe for research and higher education in Economics. Former students are employed as economists in a wide range of fields, such as national and international organisations, government, business and finance.

The Department of Economics at Stockholm University has 30 faculty members. Courses are also taught by researchers at the Instutite for International Economic Studies, IIES, and the Swedish Institute for Social Research, SOFI.

The Department of Economics is a member of the Socrates/Erasmus Exchange Program, and takes part in Stockholm University’s NORDPLUS and central exchange agreements.

Information about our exchange studies

The Department of Economics offers a two-year Master Programme in Economics as well as a Research Master Programme in Economics, both taught in English. Application is in January/February and courses start in late August or early September.

Information about our Master's programme

Doctoral studies in Economics at Stockholm University is organized by the Department of Economics in cooperation with IIES and SOFI. Stockholm University and the Stockholm School of Economics offer joint courses for PhD students in economics, economic statistics and finance within the Stockholm Doctoral Course Programme in Economics, Econometrics and Finance, SDPE.

Information about our PhD programme


Career after economics studies

A representative sample of relevant jobs:

Work Employer
Pricing Manager
Unspecified telecom company
Health Economist
Quantify Research
Modelling Analyst/Credti Risk Modeller
ABN Amro Bank
Senior Administrative Officer
Ministry of Finance (Swedish Gov.)
SCB (Statistics Sweden)
Riksbanken (the Swedish Central Bank)
Central Bank of Armenia
Research assistant
China Economic Research Centre
Risk analyst
Research assistant
Trygg Hansa
Ph.D. student
Uppsala University
Stock swap trading



Bachelor- Master- and PhD-degrees.

Information and application

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