Advanced Light Microscope

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

Institute for Solar Physics

Contakt: Jorrit Leenaarts


Albanova Nanofabrication Facility

Royal Institute of Technology Applied physics and Stockholm University Physics jointly run this facility located in AlbaNova University.
Contact: Vladimir Krasnov and David Haviland Institute for Solar Physics Institute for Solar Physics

AlbaNovas telescope

Albanova teleskop

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: Magnus Näslund

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,

Aspvreten Research Station

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

Bergius Botanic Garden

Bergianska trädgården. Foto: Eva Dalin

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. 

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

Central Workshop

Mechanical Workshop at the Department of Meteorology.
Contact: Nils 

Core Processing Laboratory (CPL)

Possibility for logging, scanning and photographing of sediment cores.


DESIREE. Foto: Eva Dalin

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

Electron microscopy center - EMC

Contact: Gunnar Svensson

Fastfas NMR


Contat: Mattias Edén

Growth room

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


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 


Ice Core Processing Laboratory

Contact: Peter Jansson

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:  Chris Molenaar, tel 08- 16 15 68

R/V Electra af Askö

Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre provides a top-modern research vessel for research in the Baltic Sea. R/V Electra was delivered in june 2016 and is stationed on the Askö Laboratory on the island of Askö in the archipelago south of Stockholm.


Contact: Christoph Humborg

The Intravital Microscopy Facility of Stockholm University (IVMSU)


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

Material Analysis Center at Arrhenius Laboratory

Contact: Mats Johnsson



Mechanical workshop services 

The core facility comprises the mechanical workshops at the department IGV, located in Frescati,  and at AlbaNova located in Albano. The services provided by the new core facility will replace services earlier provided by the central workshop, centralverkstaden, at Frescati Backe, which will be decommissioned during spring of 2021.

More information about the workshop

Contact: Draupnir Einarsson at IGV or Patrik Löfgren at Fysikum 

Micro-/Macrofossil Processing laboratory

Conact: Martina Hättestrand 

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: Johan Kuylenstierna

Nordic Optical Telescope

Contact: Peter Lundqvist


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

PetroTectonics Analytical Facilities

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

Salt Analysis Laboratory

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



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

Solid State NMR

Contact: Mattias Edén

Spark Plasma Sintring (SPS)

Contact: Zhijian "James" Shen

Stable Isotope Laboratory (SIL)

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

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 Luminescence Laboratory

Contact: Martina Hättestrand 

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

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

Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre (SUBIC)

SUBIC provides a range of neuroimaging platforms and is open for all researchers. Here you can image everything from human brains to tissue samples. Assistance offered from the planning to analysis stage.

Contact: Elin Allzén

Swedish e-Science Research Centre (SeRC)


Tarfala Research Station

Tarfala Research Station is run by Stockholm University and hosted by the Department of Physical Geography. The station is located in an alpine setting in the Kebnekaise mountains, northern Sweden.

Tarfala runs a monitoring program including measurements of weather, glaciers, rivers, lakes and vegetation. The stations is equipped with staff and facilities to support science and student projects.  

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: Jan Alvar Lindencrona

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.
Contact: Radovan Krejci