Make Stockholm part of your future!
Stockholm University, founded in 1878, is a leading European university and Sweden’s largest institution of higher education, ranked top 100 in the world.
First class education and research
First class education and research ensure that you get the most out of your studies. Leading experts will teach and guide you in an academic environment with international exchange at every level.
Research at Stockholm University by Eva Dalin
Diverse and popular study programmes
We offer over 70 study programmes taught in English within the areas of science, humanities, social sciences and law. Our courses and programmes are the most applied for among universities in Sweden, and we have more than 70 000 students in total. EU/EEA citizens are exempt from fees for all study programmes.
Studying at Stockholm University library by Niklas Björling
A place for free minds and new findings
Education and research are closely linked at Stockholm University. As a student, you will have direct contact with leading researchers in your field and access to the most recent scientific findings. You will develop your ability to think independently, to analyse and to solve problems, qualities that are required in advanced international careers.
Orientation Day at Aula Magna by Niklas Björling
Exciting student life
Our campus is situated in the Royal National City Park, just minutes away from the centre of Stockholm city. Student life in Sweden’s capital Stockholm is broad and diverse.
The student union offers both educational activities and social events, and many museums, cinemas, gyms and other places offer student discounts. You can lead a fun and exciting student life while enjoying all the benefits of one of the world’s most beautiful capitals.
Student life in Stockholm by Eva Dalin
A unique and beautiful capital
Stockholm is a unique capital in many ways. It offers everything you expect to find in a cosmopolitan city; beautiful architecture, trendy shopping, museums, theatres, nightclubs, international food and a music scene that attracts stars nationwide and globally.
On top of that, you are met by stunning waterfront views almost wherever you go, as Stockholm is built on fourteen islands. Stockholm, famous for its many green areas, was recently ranked the best student city in the Nordic countries, and rated the safest capital in Europe.
Skeppsbron in Stockholm by Ola Ericson
Culture of innovation and open society
Spotify, Skype, IKEA, King and H&M are a few of the most well-known Swedish brands. While the Global Innovation Index consistently rates Sweden as one of the world’s most innovative nations, Stockholm is Sweden’s business centre and named the "Start-up capital of Europe".
Stockholm is leading in areas such as social welfare, equality, IT, sustainability and innovation. Known for being an open society, Sweden is also ranked second in the world in the Social Progress Index.
Stockholm University in winter by Eva Dalin
Study with us!
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. An education from Stockholm University prepares you for a career in Sweden and abroad. Welcome to study with us!
Stockholm University Frescati campus, photo by Eva Dalin