Södertörn University

Södertörn University provides high quality research and education at all levels, offering a friendly atmosphere and an inspiring environment.

What is Södertörn University best known for?

Södertörn University combines interesting subjects to offer engaging and often unique degree programmes. We also offer teacher education with an intercultural profile. Research into the Baltic region and Eastern Europe forms a knowledge environment that is among the best in the world. Our modern, attractive campus is located in Flemingsberg, 19 minutes from central Stockholm on the commuter train.

What kind of programmes does Södertörn offer?

Södertörn University offers profiled courses and programmes in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and technology. A number of the university’s programmes are multidisciplinary and include subject combinations that cross traditional subject boundaries.

Programmes are offered at our four schools:

  • School of Historical and Contemporary Studies
  • School of Culture and Education
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

What are the main local industries?

Södertörn University is located in a strong entrepreneurial area with 6,000 small companies and more than 40,000 jobs. Nearby are Kungens Kurva, Scandinavia’s largest marketplace, and Flemingsberg, a meeting place for 16,000 students, researchers and a number of emerging life science companies.


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