Study at the University

You can apply for courses, get in touch with our study advisors, and read more about how it is to study in Stockholm at the Faculty's homepage.

Master's level

Attending a Master's programme in Science at Stockholm University involves studies at a qualified level, closely connected to current research. You will have the opportunity of working together with our internationally renowned researchers, which will give you a competitive edge for the future. Last day to apply for Master´s Programmes is 15 January.

Doctoral level

The programmes consist of courses and a dissertation and usually ends with a dissertation defense. The licentiate corresponds to 120 HECs (higher-education credits), or two years of full-time study, while the doctorate comprises 240 HECs, or four years of full-time study. The course credits that are required in a degree programme may differ from one field of research education to another. It is common for students to carry out 20% teaching in addition to the prescribed period of study.


Stockholm University is one of the world's top 100 universities. At Stockholm University, education is available at all levels, from Bachelor's to PhD's degrees. In terms of international education, the University focuses on Master's programmes but there are many free-standing science-courses taught in English.
Available courses in English