Being a student at Stockholm University

Independence, creativity and critical thinking - studying at Stockholm University enables you to gain the international perspective that today's world demands. Stockholm University is characterised by a dynamic crossover between teaching and research, which gives powerful advantages in professional and academic life. You can read more about being a student at Stockholm University on the University's main web pages.

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A top ranked University

Stockholm University is one of the largest universities in Sweden and the region's centre for higher education and research in humanities, law, and the natural and social sciences.

Stockholm University is internationally renowned, with a cross-disciplinary focus that allows flexible interactions between departments. Stockholm University is placed 98th in 2014 year’s Times Higher Education Magazine’s annual ranking of the world’s top 200 universities. Sweden as a country is a very popular study destination.

Stockholm University web pages

Department of Computer and Systems Sciences

With over 5,000 students and 200 employees, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV), is one of Sweden’s leading IT institutions. The department was formed in 1966, and encompasses networks of contacts between researchers in different fields within Sweden and abroad.

In addition to this, it is also a cosmopolitan meeting place for people of different nationalities and backgrounds. DSV is also collaborating with several universities abroad including China, Austria, France and Turkey, and Shanghai top ranked universities, such as Zhejiang University in China and Technical University Munich, Germany.

List from the Academic Ranking of World Universities (opens in a new window)


“I feel at home, like I have been in Sweden for 5 or 6 years and I am  only here for less than 1 year” -Filipe from Portugal


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