About Södertörn University

Students outside the main entrance of Södertörn University.Södertörn University provides high quality research and education at all levels, offering a friendly atmosphere and an inspiring environment. Our modern, attractive campus is located in Flemingsberg, 19 minutes from central Stockholm on the commuter train.

Södertörn University combines interesting subjects to make engaging and often unique degrees. We offer 350 courses and 60 programmes, and currently have 13 000 enrolled students. We conduct education and research in the humanities, social sciences, technology and natural science. We also offer teacher education with an intercultural profile. Research into the Baltic region and Eastern Europe forms a knowledge environment that is among the best in the world.

Research and Education Strategy

The strategy establishes that for the period 2012-2014, Södertörn University intends to develop research and education so that its activities will continue to fulfil the requirements placed on a modern university. 

During its first fifteen years, Södertörn University established itself as a popular meeting place in the Stockholm region for students, teachers, and researchers with a range of experiences, languages and identities.