Stockholm College began without exams or diplomas, offering an alternative to the traditional universities in Uppsala and Lund. The first open lectures were held in fall 1877 in the handicrafts school building on Mäster Samuelsgatan.
There were lectures in mathematics, physics, chemistry and geology, joined soon after by cultural history and economics.
Stockholm University is one of the world's top 100 universities. Education is available at all levels, including Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD degrees.
The University's researchers are active in debate and social development and are among the most cited in the Nordic countries according to research organisation Nordforsk. The University's researchers engage in government investigations, participate in the media, leave comments on draft laws and are included in participate in several Nobel committees and international expert bodies.
At Infocenter in Studenthuset you may ask about everything concerning your studies, e.g. admisson, student exchange, scholarships, degrees, student support and more. Studenthuset is located next to the A building of Södra huset, Universitetsvägen 2 B. Next to the Infocenter reception you will find computers where you can search for information about opening hours, events, courses and programmes etc. Students are also welcome to visit Infocenter if they wish to:
The Stockholm University Library is one of the largest libraries in Sweden. We have millions of books. In Frescati Library, we have approximately one combined mile of shelves covered in books and magazines, and there is considerably more in the magazine that takes up the two basements of the library.
Stockholm Student Health Services is a complement to the public healthcare available to residents in Sweden. In addition to Stockholm University, a number of colleges in Stockholm are associated. Any health-related problem can be discussed.
The student unions are membership organisations with the purpose to represent the common interests of students.