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Top reasons to choose Stockholm University

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. We offer more than 75 study programmes taught in English.

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No other city in the world where I would rather study – international students in Stockholm

Stockholm University students Alyssa and Andrei talk about being a student in Stockholm and why they think that it is the best student city!

Stockholm University. Photo ny Niklas Björling

Students from Stockholm University most popular amongst employers

A new survey from Times Higher Education ranks students from Stockholm University as most employable amongst their peers from all other universities in the Nordic region.

Stockholm city by Björn Olin

Sweden tops World's Most Reputable Countries 2018

Sweden tops World's Most Reputable Countries 2018, an annual study of nations’ reputations published since 2008 by the Reputation Institute.

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More international students choose Stockholm

Nearly 9,300 international students choose Stockholm. The number has increased by 14 percent in the last two years. International students make up almost 10 percent of Stockholm students, and most are at Stockholm University.

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Sweden second on the World Index of Innovative Countries 2018

Sweden ranks second on the World Index of Innovative Countries 2018 by Bloomberg. Sweden has been rapidly gaining a reputation as Europe’s tech start-up capital and it is also home to Europe’s largest tech companies such as Spotify and Skype.

Stockholm City Hall by Henrik Trygg

Stockholm fourth on ranking list of cities

Stockholm is ranked fourth on the list of cities in the world with the highest number of Times Higher Education World University ranked institutions, based on analysis of their top 200 and top 500 universities to see which cities have the highest concentration of elite universities.

Stockholm archipelago. Photographer: Henrik Trygg

Sweden safest country in world, according to 2017 Social Progress Index

The index aims to move “beyond GDP” as a measure of a country’s success, and focuses instead on the “social and environmental elements of the performance of countries”. In the area of environmental quality, Sweden is global number two, second only to Switzerland.

Sweden tops lists for business, innovation, social progress and tolerance

Sweden tops lists for business, innovation, social progress and tolerance

This year, Sweden topped the Forbes Best Countries For Business list. Sweden also won praise in other quarters with recent rankings placing the country number two globally in the area of innovation, and third for tolerance, progress, sustainability, and innovation.

Students in Stockholm by Niklas Björling

Stockholm world’s 10th most desirable student city

The fifth edition of the QS Best Student Cities ranking lists Stockholm as the 10th most desirable city, and the 26th for most highly sought graduates in a top 100 ranking of world universities.


5 reasons to study in Sweden

When you study in Sweden, you learn to think independently and creatively. You will enjoy a sustainable lifestyle, and experience a society marked by equality and diversity.

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Sweden ranks third in world English Proficiency Index

Sweden ranks third of 72 countries around the world in the latest English Proficiency Index, the world’s largest ranking of English skills as second language.

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