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Stockholm University top 50 in the world within five subjects

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 places Stockholm University within the global top 50 in five subjects, and number one in Sweden in 14 subjects. The highest ranked subject is Environmental Science where Stockholm University is ranked 23 in the world.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 cover a total of 51 disciplines, grouped into five broad subject areas. In the broad subject areas, Stockholm University is number one in Sweden within Arts & Humanities, and 132 in the world. Within Natural Sciences, Stockholm University is ranked 99 in the world, at second place in Sweden, after KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Five subjects ranked within the top 50

Five subjects at Stockholm University are ranked among the top 50 in the world:

  • Environmental Science (23)
  • Social Policy & Administration (40)
  • Sociology (37)
  • Geography (47)
  • Geophysics (50)

Fourteen top subjects in Sweden

Fourteen subjects are also ranked first within Sweden. Stockholm University has Sweden's top research and education within English Language & Literature, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Earth & Marine Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Geophysics, Anthropology, Education, Law, Communication & Media Studies, Social Policy & Administration and Sociology.

Here you can read more about QS World University Rankings by Subject