Since 1878, Stockholm University has been characterized by openness and innovation. A modern university with a multicultural environment, Stockholm University is one of the world's top 100 higher education institutions.
Here, more than 70,000 students and 5,000 staff are active within humanities, law, science, and social science.
Education and research at Stockholm University make a difference. The University contributes to individual and social change through top quality education and outstanding research.
One highly important area is sustainability. In the Shanghai Ranking 2016, Stockholm University earned fifth place in the subject of Environmental Science & Engineering, thereby becoming the only Swedish university in the top 20 in any subject.
The Nobel Prize is the most prestigious award in the world. Researchers at Stockholm University participate in Nobel Prize Committees that elect the laureates. Each year, the laureates give open lectures at Stockholm University. International students in Stockholm have the opportunity to attend the Students’ Nobel NightCap that takes place after the Nobel Banquet in the Stockholm City Hall in celebration of the Nobel Laureates.
Life at Stockholm University
Student life in 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. Stockholm is a cultural hub and economic center, with many green areas and surrounded by water, making it an ideal place in which to enjoy a relaxed and exciting student life.
NSHSS Members Visit Nobel Week 2015 (01-13-2016)
NSHSS Member Robert Bahner Blazes His Own Path (03-02-2015)
The NSHSS Experience at Nobel Week (03-02-2015)
Stockholm University Invites NSHSS Members to Nobel Week 2014 (10-06-2014)
Stockholm University Hosts the Annual Nobel Lectures (01-09-2013)