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    A leading European university

    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.

    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. 

    Currently, the university has more than 27,000 students, 1,400 doctoral students, and 5,700 members of staff active in the scientific areas of human science and science. We offer 300 programmes and 1,700 courses in science and human science, including 75 master’s programmes taught in English. The university has a total revenue of SEK 5.3 billion.


    Postal address: Stockholm University, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Visitors: Universitetsvägen 10A
    Switchboard: +46 (0)8 16 20 00
    Registrar: registrator@su.se

    • Metro: Universitetet
    • Roslagsbanan: Universitetet
    • By bus: 50, 52, 540, 608, 624C, 628C, 639, 670, 676 och 680.
    • By car: On right of Roslagsvägen, north of Roslagstull, northbound

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