Subject description

Mathematics is a branch of natural science dealing with structures on sets. It has many different subareas such as logic, combinatorics, algebra, number theory, geometry and analysis. Mathematics has a history going back several thousand years and has become an indispensable help for economy, statistics, natural sciences, computer science, and technic.

Subject representative

Head of subject: Alexander Berglund
Director of Studies: Alexander Berglund

PhD studies at the Department of Mathematics


General syllabus for doctoral studies in Mathematics, PDF (Swedish)
General syllabus for doctoral studies in Mathematics (English)

PhD studies

The programme leads to a licentiate or doctoral degree.
All PhD positions at Stockholm University are announced here.