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Sergelstorg in central Stockholm. Photo: Kristofer Samuelsson

The university in the capital city

Stockholm University is located in one of Europe's most dynamic capital cities. The University has 27,000 students, 1,400 doctoral students and 5,700 staff. It is the home to the country’s most substantial research within science and human science, as well as the home of a number of internationally prominent research environments.

Stockholm University in pictures

The history of Stockholm University

Stockholm University College was founded in 1878 as a radical alternative to the traditional educational establishment. Then as now, the university stands for openness and accessibility with an active role in society.