Details at a Glance
A leading European university
Ranked among the world’s top 100 universities, Stockholm University in the capital of Sweden is a leading European institution for higher education. First-class education and research ensure that you get the most out of your studies.
Popular courses and programmes
Our courses and programmes are the most applied for among universities in Sweden. We have more than 75 study programmes taught in English within a wide range of subject areas: science, social sciences, humanities and law. Our courses and programmes.
Be taught by leading experts
Many choose to work or study at Stockholm University because of the first-class education and the excellent research conditions. Renowned researchers who teach here often describe meeting students as one of the most satisfying aspects of their job. Hear from our teachers.
International career opportunities
When it comes to educating work-ready graduates, the 2018 Global University Employbility Ranking ranked Stockholm University first in Sweden and 45 globally, securing the top spot in the Nordics.
An open society
Sweden is leading in areas such as social welfare, equality, IT, sustainability and innovation. Known for being an open society, Sweden is ranked second in the world in the Social Progress Index. In 2018 Sweden also topped the list of the world’s most reputable countries. Learn more at Study in Sweden.
High level of English
As a student here you will be taught by leading experts who will teach and guide you in an academic environment built on international exchange. Sweden is one of the top three countries in the English Proficiency Index, and the English language level by our academic staff is considered one of the best in Sweden and globally, according to a survey among international students.
The Nobel Prize
Researchers from Stockholm University are among the most cited in the Nordic countries. Our professors also participate in Nobel Prize committees among other top international institutions. In connection with the yearly Nobel Prize award ceremony you can attend Nobel Prize lectures; some of which are held in our Plenary Hall on campus, free of charge and open to the public.
Student life in Stockholm
As a student in Stockholm you get to experience a unique mixture of rural and urban. Discover Stockholm and Sweden.
Beautiful campus in the city of Stockholm
Our campus is situated in a Royal National City Park, just minutes away from the city centre.
To study in the heart of Scandinavia
In one of the best student cities in the world, Stockholm University creates new opportunities for individuals and society through education and research at the highest international level. Learn more about our study programmes here.
In order to be eligible, you have to fulfil the general entry requirements for Master’s Programmes as well as the specific entry requirements for the programme you are interested in.
Clubs & Associations
The student unions are membership organisations with the purpose to represent the common interests of students.
Their important assignment is to guarantee that students are able to influence their education, but they also have a major role in the social aspects of university life: from parliamentary decisions to course planning, to housing and coffee prices.