Centres within departments

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Centres within departments

Within the University, there exist centers, including institutes and field stations, which organisationally belong to an institution. These units are often integrative research environments, involving several subjects and institutions, as well as third parties, but can also be specialised research institutes.

Human Science Academic Area

Faculty of Humanities

Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace
Centre for Research on Bilingualism
Centre for Cultural Evolution
Centre for Fashion Studies
Centre for Logic, Language, and Mind (CLLAM)
Centre for Maritime Studies (CEMAS)
Centre for Medieval Studies
Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies
Institute of Latin American Studies
Institute for Turkish Studies
National Centre for Swedish as a Second Language

Faculty of Law

Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law (SCCL)
Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice (SCILJ)
Stockholm Centre for the Rights of the Child
Stockholm Environmental Law and Policy Centre
Swedish Law and Informatics Research Institute

Faculty of Social Sciences

Centre for the Studies of Children´s Culture
Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD)
Centre Health Equity Studies (CHESS)

Mobile Life VINN Excellence Centre
Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions
Stockholms universitets Linnécentrum för studier av europeisk socialpolitik, välfärd och familjedynamik (SPaDE)

Science Academic Area

Askö Laboratory
Astrobiology Centre at Stockholm University
Baltic Ecosystem Adaptive Management (BEAM)
Baltic Nest Institute
Berzelii Center EXSELENT on Porous Materials
Bolin Centre for Climate Research
Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO)
Oskar Klein Centre for Cosmoparticle Physics
Stockholm Mathematics centre (SMC)
Tovetorp (in swedish only)

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The University's largest external research funders

1. The Swedish Research Council

2. The Wallenberg Foundations (The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation; the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation; the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation; Berit Wallenberg Foundation)​

3. Forte (the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare)

4. Formas (The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning​)

5. RJ (the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences)

6. The European Commission​ (Horizon 2020, FP7, ERC)

7. Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)

8. Mistra (the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research) 

9. Nordic Co-operation (Nordic council of Ministers)

10. Vinnova (Sweden's Innovation Agency)

11. Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)

12. Swedish National Space Agency 

13. Swedish Energy Agency

14. Stockholm County Council

15. The Erling-Persson family foundation 

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