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Welcome to the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science at Stockholm University is the largest science faculty in Sweden and is among the top hundred science faculties in the world on the Shanghai ranking. The Faculty offers top-class education in a number of programmes and courses. At Master´s level more than 30 study programmes are given in English. 

AlbaNova campus area.

Creative research environment attracts physicists and astronomers to Stockholm

In 2008, the Oskar Klein Centre in Stockholm was founded to tackle the greatest problems in astrophysics and particle physics in an interdisciplinary manner. It is now celebrated as a rich and rewarding research environment that attracts internationally leading researchers, including Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek.

Nine Swedish universities and MAX IV launch unique education programme to tackle societal challenges

A new intersectoral and interdisciplinary project between nine Swedish Universities and MAX IV – a Ph.D. programme called PRISMAS – launches in January 2023.

A word from the Dean, December 2022

I would like to thank all staff members for an excellent collaboration in 2022. I believe and hope that our work will continue in the same good spirit in 2023.

Personer runt ett skrivbord med datorer

First WISE PhD and Postdoc projects approved

193 applications were submitted in the first PhD and postdoc project call from which 90 projects have been granted funding. The projects are awarded in total 260 million Swedish Crowns by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) for a period of up to four years.

Stricter requirements for science to be open access

The demands on research data and science results to be open access are intensified. But how does it work in practice? During this year's Open Access Week, which runs from 24-30 October, the issue is in focus