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Stockholm University ranks 74 in the world

Stockholm University is ranked 74 in the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as the Shanghai Ranking, placing the university second in Sweden.


This year’s list is, as in previous years, topped by the American universities Harvard and Stanford, followed by British University of Cambridge in third place. Karolinska Institutet is ranked first among Swedish universities, at place 42. Stockholm University is ranked second at place 74 and Uppsala University third in Sweden at place 78.

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), better known as Shanghai Ranking, is made by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The Shanghai Ranking measures the quality of research, including indicators such as the number of alumni and employed researchers who have won Nobel Prizes, the number of “highly cited” researchers and the number of articles published in the journals Nature and Science.

2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities, full list

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

Stockholm University in world ranking tables