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Rome cityscape. Photo: Carlos Ibanez/Unsplash
Application deadline for CIVIS Erasmus+ exchange studies extended until 27 September

The call for application to our new alliance CIVIS is open with application deadline extended until 27 September.

Staff from Drivhuset in front of Villa Bellona. Photo: Drivhuset
New workshop series for entrepreneurs-to-be

Are you curious about entrepreneurship? Are you thinking about starting your own business but don’t know where to begin?

Computer room Lantis temporarily closed

The computer room Lantis is closed temporarily. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and will open again as soon as possible. 

Åsa Ferm leading a workout in Aula Magna. Photo: Medieproduktion
Take a break and do some exercise with Åsa

When you're studying it's important to take a break every now and then. Why not join Åsa in this short and fun workout? You may not understand all the Swedish words but music and cool moves is a universal language. Ready? Let's start!

Metro train in Stockholm. Photo: Unknown
Things to think about when you’re traveling to the University

The University, together with SL, would like to remind all students and employees to only use public transportation if you really must. If you are able, choose another method for commuting.

A student playing badminton. Photo: Frescati Sports Center
Fitness24Seven opens gym at Frescati Sports Center

On August 28, as the autumn semester is about to begin, the gym chain Fitness24Seven opens a gym at Frescati Sports Center (Frescatihallen) in the middle of the Frescati campus.

Study with Emma
Study with Emma

Do you feel lonely studying alone in quarantine? Maybe you want some study company when all teaching is online? Why not spend 25 minutes of quiet study time with our master’s student Emma in this #studywithme video which was shot at Stockholm University’s Frescati Library before the pandemic.

Hidehisa Matsumoto with Karin Bergmark Senior Advisor to the President
Hidehisa Matsumoto this year’s Global Swede

The Global Swede Award is honouring international students who excel in areas closely related to innovation and entrepreneurship. They should also be good representatives of their own country as well as Sweden. This year, Hidehisa Matsumoto from Japan is Stockholm University’s student receiving the award.

Summer courses
Are you admitted to a summer course?

This summer is not like other summers at Stockholm University which means that many questions can arise for our students. In this article, we have gathered together some tips to help get you started as smoothly as possible.

Summer concert by student choir Osqstämman. Photo: Erica Öjermark Strzelecka
Summer songs at digital SU Alumni afterwork

Tuesday 16 June the Alumni Relations team arranged the last digital alumni afterwork before the summer holidays. To welcome the summer we enjoyed songs sung by the student choir Osqstämman.

President Astrid Söderbergh Widding
Student message from President Astrid Söderbergh Widding

You can view the message from the Stockholm University President here.
Have you used your SU email address for a private Zoom account?

Have you used your student email to register for a private Zoom account? If so, you have to change to a private email address to keep following distance learning at SU.

Girl studying on a huge window ledge. Photo: Niklas Björling
Coping as a student during Covid-19

Are you struggling with studying remotely? Are you starting to feel isolated? We have gathered together some tips to make student life a little easier during quarantine.

foto: Gabriel Benois/Unsplash
New Zoom version – everyone must upgrade

E-meeting service Zoom is releasing a new version that mainly focusses on functions related to security. All Zoom users need to upgrade before May 31 in order to keep using Zoom.

Photo: Niklas Björling
Students admitted to international master's programmes increase by 17 percent

The notification of selection results has now been sent out to all who applied for master's programmes starting this autumn. Across the country, the number of admitted students increased by 13 percent compared to the autumn term in 2019.

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Free online training courses in SAS

During the autumn, SU will merge the current SAS platform from 9.x to SAS Viya. Now you have the opportunity to attend web training in the statistical software SAS free of charge.

Peruvian exchange students Fiorella Camizan Torres and Estephany León Rodríguez.Photo: Karin Persson
New students were welcomed at Orientation Day

– I haven’t had time to discover Stockholm yet as I’ve been so busy hanging out with new friends at the university, Polish exchange student Michal Jedrzejczak said as he attended the welcome fair at Orientation Day for international students on 21 January.

Students on a bridge in central Stockholm. Photo: Niklas Björling
All-time high number of applications for international master’s programmes

The number of applications for international master’s programmes at Stockholm University has reached an all-time high.

Laptop, caffe latte and notepad. Photo: Caroline Attwood/Unsplash
New SID files for SAS

The new SID files are now available for SAS. They are valid from now until 31 May 2020.

Student in front of computer screen at Infocenter. Photo: Niklas Björling
Technical problems with digital course catalogue search function

We are currently experiencing technical problems with the search function in our digital course catalogue. This means that not all courses and programmes are shown in search results.

Students enjoyed meeting Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Laureate in economic sciences.
Nobel Week for international students

25 international students from seven countries came to Stockholm University for a special Nobel week programme. They are members of National Society of High School Scholars and all have great interest in the Nobel Prize and academic research.

Hands typing on a laptop. Photo: Mimi Thian/Unsplash
New framework agreement for SPSS

Stockholm University now has a new agreement for SPSS, and the new activation codes are available.

Alicia Kurimska at Master's Fair Photo: Karin Persson
Prospective master's students visited Master's Fair on campus

Alicia Kurimska from the US wanted to find out more about Stockholm University and the study programmes taught in English.

Lantis seen from the outside Photo: Eva Dalin
Computer room Lantis closed November 27 – December 18

Computer room Lantis will be closed November 27 – December 18 due to Nobel NightCap. During this time, you can use one of the other computer rooms on campus.

Three students and a teacher Photo: Viktor Gårdsäter
SPSS running on Mac OS Catalina

Apple recently launched the new operating system Catalina. This has caused problems for some software programs, including SPSS.

Golden Hall in Stockholm City Hall Photo: Karin Persson
Free tickets for Welcome Reception at Stockholm City Hall and the Nobel Museum

If you are a new international student, don't miss the chance to attend this welcoming event on 13 October at the wellknown City Hall!

Student i biblioteket med dator
Delayed framework agreement for SPSS

Our agreement with SPSS expired on August 30, and the new activation codes are delayed due to further framework contract negotiations.

Launch new education pages
Launch of new education web pages

We are now taking the next step in the Webb2021 project by launching new education web pages at and with an entirely new structure, navigation and design as well as with revised content.

Students in Stockholm with City hall in background
Over 24,000 students admitted to Stockholm University after second selection results

Stockholm University continues to be one of the country's most popular educational institutions, with more than 24,000 applicants admitted to courses and programmes this autumn.

More education news

Cultural transmission
Centre for Cultural Evolution

New interdisciplinary master's courses in cultural evolution

Stockholm University transitions to distance learning from 18 March Photo: Andrey Popov © Mostphotos
Department of Media Studies

The Department of Media Studies transitions to distance learning


Stockholm University's premises will open step by step

Inspiration during lunch: Join the Alumni Network!

Information om coronavirus

Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Avstängd gångväg på Frescati

Utility work on Frescati grounds

Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet
Department of Sociology

We are top 6 in Europe

Photo: Sören Andersson

Stockholm University ranks 69 in the world

Student study online
Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching

Spring Term’s online education: a challenge with development potential

Agneta Norén
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Congratulations Agneta Norén, Teacher of the Year 2020!

Newsletter CIVIS

First newsletter from the CIVIS alliance


Learn new methods to study inequalities and population change

Department of Sociology

Study Demography and Sociology with us!

Bark Inside Outside
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Att uppleva konst hemifrån - Sara Nielsen Bonde

Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching

Survey on this Spring’s online education

The cover of the anthology Letters to Process.
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Pre-Launch: Letters to Process

Romanska och klassiska institutionen

LAGLOBE – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD)

Anna Gustafsson Chen, tumnagel

"All novels I translate are sad"

Stockholm University

Stockholm University on place 64 in THE European ranking

Study at home. Photo: Niklas Björling

How you can study from home

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Free online training courses in SAS

Petra Petersen disputerar via Zoom Foto: Niklas Hill

Stockholm University is switching to online thesis defences

Virtual get-together and meeting for student mentees – Alumni Mentorship Programme

Saeid Esmaeilzadeh in a sofa

The chemist who became a businessman

Open Access fyrkant

Publishers urged to make content open access

Last Application date March 31_Puff
Romanska och klassiska institutionen

Erasmus - Master in Latin American Studies

Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet
Department of Sociology

Sociology and Demography at Stockholm University in the top 50 in the world

Rektorerna Sigrid Karlsson, KTH, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, SU, och Olle Petter Ottersen, KTH.

Presidents present Stockholm trio university alliance

Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten

The Faculty of Social Sciences presents: The 2020 Gunnar Myrdal Lecture

Swedish Museum of Natural History, the collection of mammals at Westman Palace 1897 (detail).
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Curating Art: Survival of the Fittest


Problems with DiVA access

Illustration för pedagogiska priset - Årets lärare

Who do you think should be given an award for good teaching?

Årets lärare 2015 tumnagel

The Award for Good Teaching 2015

Pedpris liten bild

The Awards for Good Teaching 2017


Lunch lecture January 23rd 12-1 PM cancelled

Förvärv samhällsvetenskap

New e-book collections: JSTOR e-books and Taylor & Francis e-books

Institutionen för de humanistiska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik

HSD:s professor Jenny Berglund intervjuad i P1 om religiösa friskolor

Institutionen för de humanistiska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik

Ny artikel: Jenny Berglund publicerar i tidskriften Apples om koranrecitation

Students enjoyed meeting Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Laureate in economic sciences.

Nobel Week for international students


Was "The Assault" painted in Bruegel's atelier?

Pashto in writing
Department of Linguistics

What do you know about Pashto? New course this spring

Department of Sociology

Are you planning to apply to a Master's Programme in Sociology or Demography starting autumn 2020?

Stockholm University in autumn colours

International doctoral students on the rise in Sweden

Nicholas Adjei.

"The Master's Programme in Demography advanced me as a Population & Public Health scientist"


Meet us in Turkey

Ignacio Carrasco. Photo: Private

"What I learned is highly valued in academia and the sphere of international development"

Förvärv samhällsvetenskap

Read Svenska Dagbladet Online

Stockholm underground train on its way past Slussen

Stockholm tops European index and beats London in competitiveness

Students at Studenthuset watching Prof. Mats Larsson explaining this year's Nobel Prize in Physics

Broadcast of Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

Live broadcast of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

Broadcast of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

39 participants from 33 higher education institutions participated in the 2019 Stockholm Partner Days. 
Photo: Marianne E Berggren

Meeting with international partners

Latin America and Europe in a Global World. Photo: Universidad de Salamanca

A joint Master’s programme inaugurated in Salamanca

Meet us around the world and online

Meet us around the world and online this autumn!

Företagsekonomiska institutionen

SBS welcomes new students

Food truck

Food trucks – location

Photo: Hector Melo/Mostphotos

Stockholm ranked among world’s top 50 Student Cities

Invigning av Accelerator Foto: Ingmarie Andersson

Inauguration of Accelerator

More students apply for international courses in spring 2020

RefWorks fyrkant

Subscription to RefWorks terminates at year end – save your references

Stockholm University Frescati campus

Stockholm University ranks 73 in the world

Students house. Photo: Niklas Björling

Stockholm University ranks 191 in QS ranking

Stockholm University. Photo ny Niklas Björling

University collaboration receives EU grant

aula magna
Faculty of Science

Many visited Science Careers Day 2019

Black Moon. Poster av Victor Svedberg
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

13-14/4: Black Moon

Förvärv naturvetenskap

New journal - Nature Microbiology

Förvärv humaniora

New e-book platform in the humanities

Astrid Söderbergh Widding

“Give Open Access and Open Science the attention they deserve”

Foto: MostPhotos

How to prepare yourself for daylight saving time (summer time)

Jean Claude Byungura
Department of Computer and Systems Sciences

Jean Claude Byungura wins the Outstanding Paper Award

Swedish Career Fair in Shanghai 13 April 2019

Meet us at Career Fair in Shanghai

The new course

New solution-oriented course for counteracting climate change

Students in Stockholm. Photo: Niklas Björling

Highest number of international students at Stockholm University

Educational Idea Competition
Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching

Educational Idea Competition: Improve your education and become brilliant in project management!

Framtida klassiker i Sverige
Romanska och klassiska institutionen

Future Classics

Department of Social Anthropology

Research seminar - Christer Norström

Love Ekenberg
Department of Computer and Systems Sciences

Meeting the need for higher education on a massive scale in Sub-Saharan Africa

Vice President Clas Hättestrand welcomed the students to Stockholm University.

Nobel week for international students

Book cover
Institutionen för de humanistiska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik

Book launch European Perspectives on Islamic Education and Public Schooling

Illustration Servicecenter

Servicecenter assists with local-, service- and security related issues

Transnational Migration
Department of Social Anthropology

Interdisciplinary PhD course – fall 2018

Anthropology Now
Department of Social Anthropology

Syria to Sweden – refugee stories

RESA logga
Department of Social Anthropology

PhD course on democracy and public engagement

Barsebäck nuclear plant
Department of Social Anthropology

A personal take on Barsebäck nuclear plant

Mats Utas
Department of Social Anthropology

On the fight against Ebola

Ruben Andersson
Department of Social Anthropology

Risks and challenges facing international forces in Mali

Illustration service desk, with reservation for changes. Illustration: 2BK Arkitekter.

The construction of the Universitys new service desk is now started

Stockholm University ranks 77 in the world

Students at Stockholm University

Stockholm University tops ranking in educating employable graduates

Phishing – Fraud emails – Spam

Robert Daniels
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Robert Daniels have been awarded Teacher of the Year 2018

New students at Orientation Day

International students at Orientation Day

Sensory Futures
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Sensory Futures #1: The work to end all labor


Meet us at China Education Expo in Beijing


Meet us at China Education Expo 31 Oct-1 Nov 2015

QS in Stockholm

QS World Grad School Tour Fair in Stockholm on 8 October 2015


Meet us in Singapore on 10 October 2015

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Meet us in Malaysia


Meet Stockholm University in London

Delhi in India

Meet us in India


Meet us in Indonesia

Then a moment passed and all was changed
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Then a moment passed and all was changed

Bogota in Colombia

Meet us in Colombia

Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

Apply for Baltic Earth Summer School 2018

Isa Blumi at Open Day Photo: Karin Persson

Many visitors at Open Day


Meet us in London

Department of Computer and Systems Sciences

Find DSV in Campus Kista

Getting to Stockholm University

Getting to the University

Students at the Nobel Lectures in Aula Magna at Stockholm University

International students learn about Nobel and research

International students' visit during Nobel Week

EMB utfärd
Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

International Baltic Sea course in Askö archipelago

AnthroTalking logo
Department of Social Anthropology

First day in the field

Department of Computer and Systems Sciences

Dissertation Björn Strååt

Alumnevenemang i Shanghai

Meeting students and alumni around the world

Helen Frowe, Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace at the Department of Philosophy

New centre for the ethics of war and peace

Johan Kuylenstierna Sweden’s top environmental influencer

Johan Kuylenstierna Sweden’s top environmental influencer

Matthias Danninger from Stockholm University with one of the sensors immersed in ice. Photo: Chad Finley

Swedish researchers in physics breakthrough

Illustration: © Johan Jarnestad/The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Chemistry Nobel Laureates discuss creativity in science

Conferment of new doctors

Inauguration and Conferment 2015

Ylva Sjöberg, Executive Secretary 2013 and Co-chair of APECS Sweden, is a PhD-student at the Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University

Researchers met the Olympic torch at the North Pole

Rune stone

Rune stone rediscovered after 300 years


Meet us in Indonesia

Photo: ArildV/Wikipedia.

10 new honorary doctors for 2011

25 doktorander sökes till naturvetenskapliga området
Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science announces 25 PhD students

Sweden Education Day in India

Meeting students and alumni in India

New Delhi

Meet us in India

Swedish 'kanelbulle' (Cinnamon bun).

Cinnamon Bun Day - Kanelbullens dag

Sökhandledning på Stockholms universitetsbibliotek

Welcome to our Search Hub!

QS fair

Meeting American students and alumni


Meet us in the US

Think before you write! Learn more about finding and evaluating academic sources

Learn more about finding and evaluating academic sources

Photo by Shaheed Karim

Canadian students see campus through camera lenses

Förvärv samhällsvetenskap

New database with psychoanalytic literature

Förvärv naturvetenskap

New e-books from Springer

Faculty of Science

The emergence of planetary intelligence: an astrobiological perspective on the Anthropocene

Misa Takamizu informed students about studies in Stockholm with Sara from the Swedish Embassy

High interest among Japanese students for studies in Stockholm

Sabina Anderberg

About the Research Data Alliance and the Ninth Plenary Meeting

Förvärv samhällsvetenskap

New database - Eikon

International Teaching Week

12 subjects ranked in top 100

Photo of Barry Brown, researcher at Stockholm University.
Department of Computer and Systems Sciences

Stockholm University helps shape Europe’s startup hub

Education fair in London

Meeting students in London

Niclas Jareborg. Foto: J.Blid.

Data Management in the Life Sciences

Two women talking, flowers in front of them. Photo: Eva Dalin
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

New Master's programme in Performance studies

Frescatihallen – a broad range of sports at student-friendly prices

Förvärv samhällsvetenskap

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers is now available

Eduniversal ranking of business schools
Stockholm Business School

Stockholm Business School ranked ”top business school”

EHEF in Indonesia

Major interest for Stockholm University at education fairs abroad

Faculty of Science

Stockholm Earth Week 14-18 November

Faculty of Science

9 unexpected programmes at Stockholm University

Signe och Julia läser filosofi respektive psykologi

Students on #Instagram

Conference of Parties, COP21 in Paris 2015.
Department of Meteorology

Learning how to Tackle Climate Change in Five Easy Lessons

Elisabeth Mann Borgese
Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

Successful SWE-GER Baltic Sea course

Faculty of Science

Significant increase of applicants for science master's programs

Faculty of Science

National Geographic Young Explorers Google+ Hangout

Impact of climate change on the marine environment, group picture at Askö
Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

How is a changing climate linked to my Baltic Sea research?

Foto på Jesper Bergman och Kian Rozi vid Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap.
Department of Computer and Systems Sciences

The brand new Master's Programme in Cyber Security takes shape in DSV's security lab

Faculty of Science

New course in "Advanced general relativity"

Faculty of Science

First documentary about NEO activities!

Kista världsmusikfestival logotype
Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap

Music in the gaming industry – Present and future opportunities

Student Thomas Speckert at Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University
Department of Computer and Systems Sciences

Student at DSV wins Sorbonne Best Poster Award