Stockholm University College is established. The first public lectures are held in mathematics, physics, chemistry and geology, and soon after in cultural history and economics. The tradition of public lectures continues to this day. A leading European university in one of the world’s most dynamic capitals. 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 the areas of science and human science.
Stockholm University is one of the 100 highest ranked universities in the world and Sweden’s largest institution for higher education with top quality education and outstanding research in a wide variety of fields. 70 000 students are currently studying here and we offer 75 master’s programmes taught in English within science, the humanities, law and social sciences.
The University's researchers are active in debate and social development and are among the most cited in the Nordic countries according to research organisation Nordforsk. The University's researchers engage in government investigations, participate in the media, leave comments on draft laws and are included in participate in several Nobel committees and international expert bodies.
At Infocenter in Studenthuset you may ask about everything concerning your studies, e.g. admisson, student exchange, scholarships, degrees, student support and more. Studenthuset is located next to the A building of Södra huset, Universitetsvägen 2 B. Next to the Infocenter reception you will find computers where you can search for information about opening hours, events, courses and programmes etc. Students are also welcome to visit Infocenter if they wish to:
We are one of Sweden’s leading research libraries and one of Stockholm's most visited cultural institutions. We have over 1.8 million visitors to our library each year, and we are primarily available to students, researchers and educators at Stockholm University. We also welcome the general public.
We provide access to all the scientific literature you might need within the university’s disciplines. We provide access to scientific databases, e-journals and e-books, both on and off campus. The Stockholm University Library is located at Frescati and consists of ten library units.
The Stockholm Student Health Services can help you deal with any physical, psychological or social problems that may affect your study situation. If your problem is related to areas other than those dealt with by the student health services, you will be provided with information about where to turn instead.
Need to take a pause? 'Andrum', which means something like 'breathing space' in Swedish, is the name of a room for prayer and meditation, open to all at Stockholm University irrespective of religion or creed.
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