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Stockholm University ranked first in Sweden within nine subjects in Shanghai ranking

Stockholm University is ranked first in Sweden within nine subjects in ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022, which was presented in July.

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The subject ranking includes 54 subjects and the ranking is based primarily on scientific journal articles indexed in the Web of Science database in the years 2016–2020.
The subjects where Stockholm University received its first placement in Sweden are: Atmospheric Science, Earth Sciences, Geography, Oceanography, Education, Environmental science & Engineering, Chemistry, Economics and Sociology. 

Stockholm University’s best position is in Geography and Atmospheric Science, with place 16 and 19 respectively in the world.

The Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) contains rankings of universities in 54 subjects across Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences. More than 1,800 universities across 96 countries and regions are listed in the rankings.
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