Since 1878 Stockholm University has been characterised by openness and innovation. A modern university with a multicultural environment, Stockholm University is one of the world’s top 100 higher education institutes. 70,000 students, 1,800 doctoral students and 5,000 staff are active within science, the humanities and the social sciences.
Education and research at Stockholm University make a difference. The University contributes to individual and social change through top quality education and outstanding research. The University researchers contribute to the development of public policy and political decision making, and participate in Nobel Prize Committees and international expert bodies.
Stockholm University is located in one of Europe's most dynamic capital cities. It is the home to the Sweden’s most substantial research within science, humanities, and social sciences, as well as the home of a number of internationally prominent research environments.