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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.

Subject description

The Department of Economics at Stockholm University has 30 faculty members. Courses are also taught by researchers at the Institute 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.

For more information see Exchange studies

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

For more information see our Master programme

Courses and programmes


For a bachelor’s degree in Economics you can choose to study individual courses or join one of the bachelor’s programmes listed under Courses and programmes.

The bachelor’s degree in Economics is only offered in Swedish.

Learn more about Swedish language qualification

A master’s degree in Economics can only be obtained through enrolment in one of the master´s programmes listed under Courses and programmes.

More information about degrees at Stockholm University