Sophiahemmet University College

Stockholm, Sweden
Sophiahemmet University is a leading higher educational institution in the field of nursing science in Sweden.



Sophiahemmet University originates from the nursing study programme that was introduced in 1884 by the Swedish Queen Sophia. The Queen aimed to improve the quality of Swedish health care by introducing a programme that contained both theoretical education and clinical training.


The University has in total, approximately 1 500 students on a yearly basis. Approximately 450 of these students study the three-year Bachelor`s programme in nursing science (180 higher education credits).

This programme is one of the most popular nursing science programmes offered in Sweden with a large number of applicants each year (approximately 5000 applicants from all over Sweden).

The University also offers a variety of educational programmes at advanced level, such as Specialist Nursing programmes, as well as Bachelor, Master and Diploma programmes. These programmes are given in Swedish. High quality research within nursing science and medical science is also carried out at the University

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Sophiahemmet University College!

Student Life

Campus life

The hospital is known as a high-quality private hospital, offering a wide range of specialized inpatient and outpatient services.

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