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Our employees are important

Welcome to Stockholm University in the capital of Sweden, characterised by openness, innovation and collaboration. 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.

The university has more than 5,700 employees working in a unique environment in the National City Park of Stockholm. Management and employees work strategically to develop the University to maintain the highest international quality and to be resource efficient.


Professionalism, competence and excellence

Stockholm University strives to attract and recruit talents. Our researchers and teacher are characterised by professionalism, competence and academic excellence.

Our administrative staff have an important support function that requires competence at all levels through robust recruitment processes, ongoing competence development and focus on career development opportunities.

We work for equality, gender equality and equal treatment. We value our employees' different backgrounds and skills. Everyone should be treated equally and in a respectful manner.

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Facts about Stockholm University 



Researchers explain why they chose Stockholm University and how their decision has panned out.
Here is what Cheuk-Wai Tai, Angela Adamo, Mitch Downey, Ilona Riipinen and Paul Andrews have to say about moving to Stockholm.

Cheuk-Wai Tai

Meet Cheuk-Wai Tai, who is an researcher at the Department of Environmental and Materials Chemistry and responsible for the Electron Microscopy Center. Originally from Hong Kong, he reflects in this interview on his experiences of living and working in Stockholm.
(VIDEO will soon be published)

Mitchell Downey

Meet researcher Mitch Downey at IIES who joined Stockholm University and moved to Sweden from the United States. (VIDEO will soon be published)

Angela Adamo

Meet Angela Adamo, a researcher at the Department of Astronomy at Stockholm University, who shares her story about her journey from Italy to living in Stockholm and working at Stockholm University. 

(VIDEO will soon be published)

Ilona Riipinen

Professor Ilona Riipinen talks about her decision to join Stockholm University and the work environment at the Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES) where she works.
(VIDEO will soon be published)

Paul Andrews

Stockholm might be green and beautiful, but isn’t it expensive? What about housing and transportation? Paul Andrews, Professor of Mathematics Education shares some of his experiences on the benefits (and drawbacks) of Stockholm.
(VIDEO will soon be published)



Instructions – Applicants

In order to apply for a position at Stockholm University, you have to register an account in our recruitment system.

Read more in How to apply for a position

Processing of personal data when you apply for a job at Stockholm University 

How to appeal an employment decision 

In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English
translation of the job advertisement, the Swedish version takes precedence.


Application process

If you have any questions about the application process or the content of the application, please contact the administrator at the relevant department/unit. The contact person will be specified in the job advertisement.

Technical support

Technical support regarding the application:

Please include the reference number of the position in the subject line. Technical support is provided during office hours.

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