The Institute for Solar Physicst

The Swedish 1-meter Solar Telescope (SST) on La Palma, currently the most highly resolving solar telescope in the world.
Contact: Peter Lundqvist,



The DESIREE Facility has been built for studies of interaction processes involving atomic, molecular, and/or cluster ions.
Contact: Henrik Cederquist,


Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) is a national center in Stockholm and Uppsala for molecular biosciences with focus on health and environmental research.


NordNordita is the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, and its purpose is to carry out research and strengthen the Nordic collaboration within the basic areas of theoretical physics.
Contact: Thors Hans Hansson,

Askö Laboratory

Askö Laboratory is located on the island of Askö in the archipelago south of Stockholm. The field station is a national resource, open to any scientist with an interest to study the Baltic Sea or to conduct environmental monitoring.
Contact: Tina Elfwing,

Tarfala Research Station

Tarfala Research Station is part of the Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology at Stockholm University. The station is beautifully situated in Lapland in an arctic / alpine environment. Here glaciological, hydrological, meteorological and climatological research is being conducted.
Contact: Gunhild ’’Ninis’’ Rosqvist,

Tovetorp Research Station

Tovetorp is a Zoological Research Station in Södermanland, south of Stockholm. It conducts research in ethology and ecology and education. The station, which is part of the Department of Zoology, also offers excellent opportunities for meetings of various kinds.
Contact: Sven Jakobsson,

Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO)

Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO) is a cooperation between Stockholm University and the Academy of Athens and TEMES S.A. and is dedicated to research and education on the climate and environment of the Mediterranean region.
Contact: Håkan Berg,

Stockholm Luminescence Laboratory

Contact: Frank Preusser,

Bergius Botanic Garden

The primary objective of the Bergius Botanic Garden is to support teaching and research about plant diversity, but the garden is also a recreational spot and a source of botanical knowledge for all its visitors.

House of Science

House of Science, is a leading resource of inspiration and knowledge in Stockholm for students of all ages from primary school to gymnasium/high school levels as well as their teachers.
Contact: Cecilia Kozma,


The AlbaNovas telescope

The AlbaNova Telescope is the largest operating optical telescope in Sweden, with a primary mirror diameter of 1 metre and a focal point distance of 11 metres. It weighs 2.3 metric tonnes (approximately 5 100 lb).
Contact: Göran Östlin,

Stockholm University Tree-Ring Laboratory

The Facility is also known as the Dendrolab and is dedicated to research and education in the field of paleoclimatology.
Contact: Björn Gunnarson,

Ice Core Processing Laboratory

Contact: Margareta Hansson,

Micro-/Macrofossil Processing laboratory

Conact: Jan Risberg, och Sven Karlsson

AlbaNova Mechanical Workshop
Contact: Rolf Helg,

Central Workshop

Mechanical Workshop at the Department of Meteorology.
Contact: Nils Wahlberg

Statistical support

The university offers through the Mathematical Institution researchers, including graduate students, support with statistical problems within research projects. One of the Faculty of Sciences ''core facilities''.
Contact: Jan-Olov Persson,

Stockholm Mathematics center

Stockholm Mathematics center is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. The aim is that the Stockholm area will increase its power of attraction for the best students as well as for prominent teachers and researchers.
Contact: Mats Boij,

Albanova Nanofabrication Facility

Royal Institute of Technology Applied physics and Stockholm University Physics jointly run this facility located in AlbaNova University. One of the Faculty of Sciences ''core facilities''.
Contact: David Haviland, Vladimir Krasnov,

Imaging facility at Stockholm University - IFSU

IFSU is a Core Facility for light- and electron-microscopy at Stockholm University established in 2009. The facility offers services to users of advanced imaging at Stockholm University as well as other institutions.
Contact: Stina Höglund, tel 08- 161568,

Growth room

Growth room with temperature control at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences.
Contact: Erik Häggbom,


Contact: Peter Hambäck,

Salt Analysis Laboratory

Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences.
Contact: Jakob Walve,

Electron microscopy center - EMC
Contact: Gunnar Svensson,

Material Analysis Center at Arrhenius Laboratory
Contact: Mats Johnsson,




Solid State NMR
Contact: Mattias Edén,

Spark Plasma Sintring (SPS)
Contact: Zhijian "James" Shen,

Advanced Light Microscope

The Department of Neurochemistry has two confokalmicroscope (Leica SP1 point scanning confocal and Yocogava CSU-22Spinning disk system), and two epifluorescensmicroscope and one FACS.
Contact: Einar Hallberg,

Zeppelin Research Station


An international research station in the Arctic where advanced measurements are made in the areas of climate and environmental research. The station is situated on Svalbard.







Aspvreten Research Station

The station is included in the national Swedish air-monitoring network and is also used in various research projects.

Stable Isotope Laboratory (SIL)

Stable Isotope Laboratory at the Department of Geological Sciences (IGV)

Laser Spectroscopy Laboratory (LSL)

In-situ measures of CO2, CH4 and d13C i CO2 and CH4 .
LSL is a cooperation between ACES and IGV.
Contact: Marc Geibel,

Core Processing Laboratory (CPL)

Possibility for logging, scanning and photographing of sediment cores.

PetroTectonics Analytical Facilities

Facilities that provide geochemical and isotopic analyses of rocks.
Contact: Vicky Pease,

Bioinformatics support

Open to all graduate students and researchers at Stockholm University and is an open service where you can go to discuss your project at the planning stage, get help with analysis and advice on how to proceed.
Contact: Agata Smialowska and Olga Dethlefsen