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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. 

Isabel Regads jobbar med bananflugorna

New discovery on how genes are activated

A new study shows how genes are unpacked in the cell nucleus and activated in some cells, while remaining inactive in other cells and is important for animal development and survival.

Matthias Geilhufe, forskare vid Nordita.

Using AI guides to find new materials for electronics and more

Sidestepping hit-and-miss experiments and the need for luck in the lab, artificial intelligence can help direct chemists and companies to likely new organic materials for use in electronics – and more, including unlocking secrets of the Universe.

The illustration represents a reconstruction of the steppe mammoths that preceded the woollymammoth

World’s oldest DNA reveals how mammoths evolved

An international team led by researchers at the Centre for Palaeogenetics at Stockholm University has sequenced DNA recovered from mammoth remains that are up to 1.2 million years old.

Line Gordon

Line Gordon appointed professor in sustainable food systems

Stockholm Resilience Centre director selected for newly established professorship in sustainability science with focus on sustainable food systems, funded by the Curt Bergfors Foundation.

Person tittar ut genom ett fönster

How are the doctoral students faring in the wake of the pandemic?

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected doctoral students and the quality of doctoral education? What lessons can we learn? The situation of doctoral students has been significantly affected, a new survey shows.

Meet our students


New Master's brochure 2020-2021