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  • 2017-11-25

    Academia will not accept harassment

    The force behind the Swedish #Akademiuppropet campaign is significant and, in my position as Vice-Chancellor, both myself and Södertörn University’s management are following it with the greatest seriousness. This is part of our work to fulfil our responsibility: academia must be a place that is entirely free from all types of harassment.

  • 2017-11-20

    Södertörn University signs exciting new partnership agreements

    Through CBEES, Södertörn University has signed partnership agreements with the Swedish Institute of International Affairs and with Färgfabriken.

  • 2017-11-15

    Global research collaboration shows Earth’s enormous microbial diversity

    Microorganisms are necessary for our health and for all life on Earth. Hundreds of researchers have studied the diversity found in the planet’s microbial communities as part of an international research collaboration. This information has been compiled in an enormous shared catalogue of the planet’s microorganisms. It will be used in research applications and for more sustainable industry.

  • 2017-11-13

    Sten Heckscher to receive an honorary doctorate from Södertörn University

    The Faculty Board of Södertörn University has decided to award 2018’s honorary doctorate to Sten Heckscher. Sten Heckscher has been involved with and worked for the university’s development in numerous ways, including founding the Academy of Public Administration.

  • 2017-11-10

    Public defences of theses in October

    Two of Södertörn University’s doctoral students defended their theses in October: Fredrik Bertilsson in the History of Ideas and Lovisa Andén in Philosophy.

  • 2017-11-06

    Södertörn University receives additional degree-awarding powers at doctoral level

    The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) has decided to give Södertörn University degree-awarding powers for licentiate and doctoral degrees in the area of Educational Sciences.

  • 2017-10-30

    The University College of Music Education moves into Campus Flemingsberg

    Our new neighbours have arrived! The University College of Music Education in Stockholm (SMI) moved into its new premises on Campus Flemingsberg at the end of last week.

  • 2017-10-23

    New book about gender politics and its institutions

    Over the past week, #metoo has exploded on social media. The hashtag was created to increase awareness of sexual harassment and assault, and many people are trying to find political solutions. Gender Equality on a Grand Tour is a recent release that deals with the politics of gender equality and its dissemination.

  • 2017-10-19

    An inspirational visit from Prince Daniel’s Fellowship

    You would imagine that when a member of the royal family and three top business leaders take the stage, the mood could be a little formal and reserved. But no – there was applause, spontaneous cheers and laughter, and lots of questions from the audience.

  • 2017-10-13

    Public defences of theses in September

    Three of Södertörn University’s doctoral students defended their theses in September: Anh Mai Thi Van in Economics, Gustav Strandberg in Philosophy and Maarja Saar in Sociology.

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