Stockholm University

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A leading European university in one of the world’s most dynamic capitals

Working at Stockholm University

Transparency and a supportive work culture create an opportunity for staff and students to have greater involvement and influence at work. Stockholms Universitet safeguards the collegial work in a decentralised organisation with strong independent departments. At the same time, an overarching goal for the University is to gradually strengthen the strategic work at all levels. Read more about working at Stockholm University.

A prominent research university characterised by its independent basic research

Stockholms Universitet has two scientific areas: Science together with Humanities and Social Sciences. The University strives to develop collaboration across disciplinary boundaries and aims to create a balance between research and education. Since 1878 Stockholm University has been characterised by openness and innovation, and plays an active role in the society. In 1889 the University appointed Sweden’s first female professor. Our researchers contribute to the development of public policy and political decision-making, and participate in Nobel Prize Committees and international expert bodies. Ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the world, Stockholm University is Sweden’s largest university with a strong focus on basic research. Research at the University is nationally leading and internationally prominent in many areas. The University has had four Nobel laureates in chemistry. Read more about research at Stockholm University.

Living in Stockholm

Stockholm is a unique capital. Located by the Baltic Sea and built on 14 islands, Stockholm is one of Europe’s largest and best-preserved mediaeval city centres. Here you will find beautiful green areas, architecture, diverse cultural life, shopping, museums, and an international cuisine. Read more about living in Stockholm.