Third stream activities link academia and society

The aim of third stream activities is to create experience and knowledge exchanges between the university and the surrounding society. Third stream activities are an integrated part of all education and research.

Creating contacts while studying

Students can create important contacts with the labour market during their studies. We provide suggestions for essay subjects and degree projects, act as intermediaries for placements and scholarships and organise career seminars.

Student competence as your resource

Södertörn University has around 11 000 students studying social sciences, humanities, law and natural science. We can act as an intermediary for your company's or organisation's fixed-term contracts, placements, extra jobs, temporary positions or summer jobs.

Competence development at Södertörn University

Södertörn University educates people for the labour market of today and tomorrow, for the private and public sectors. We offer courses and seminars in the form of contract education and theme days, as well as our regular programmes and courses.

Collaboration for knowledge exchange and innovation

Södertörn University works to promote knowledge exchange and various forms of collaboration between our researchers, students, alumni and organisations and businesses in the surrounding community. These organisations may be regional, national or international.

The aim is that collaboration between academia and organisations and businesses will provide society and individuals with new knowledge for use in development and innovation, as well as lifelong learning.

The aim is to support economic growth in a sustainable society.

We offer:
- Collaborative and contract research
- Continuing education and training
- Student collaboration and career services
- Innovation support for business development

Academic schools

Södertörn University.The overarching aims of the university's third stream activities are to facilitate the students' entry to the world of work through education with links to the labour market, and to contribute to lifelong learning and competence development. They also include the university's participation in national and international knowledge and innovation systems.