Why study at Södertörn University?

International students play an important role at Södertörn University. Every year, increasing numbers of international students decide to pursue their postgraduate education with us.

The welcoming, accessible and multicultural environment of the university provides an ideal base for studying in Sweden. Enjoy the socio-cultural life of the cosmopolitan Swedish capital, study in our state-of-the-art library or walk in the beautiful forests close to the campus. Södertörn University has a thriving campus, where inspired, determined and creative critical thinkers come together to think innovatively and contribute to multidisciplinary, multicultural and liberal education.

Studying a Master’s degree at Södertörn University provides world-class education at a modern, world-minded university with outstanding facilities.

We have approximately 13,000 students and offer a total of around 70 programmes and 250 courses; fourteen programmes and approximately 100 courses are offered in English. We had 484 international incoming students at Södertörn University in the 2021/2022 academic year. The concepts of diversity, active citizenship and multidisciplinary education are integrated in all our activities. Students are trained in critical and independent thought processes.

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We are located in the south of Sweden’s capital city, Stockholm, and the university has excellent transport links to the rest of the city and the country. Stockholm, often referred to as the Capital of Scandinavia, was recently rated the fourth safest city in the world, and Sweden tops the global innovation rankings. Whether you love nature and the outdoors, are a keen concert and festival goer, a party animal, or a fastidious foodie, Stockholm is the right city for you. And it goes without saying that Sweden is renowned for its dedication and leadership in sustainability, technology, equality and inclusiveness.

We offer affordable student accommodation and student insurance for our international students, as well as a limited number of partial tuition fee waivers for international fee-paying students. If you are planning to study a Master’s degree taught in English during the academic year of 2024/2025, we recommend checking our programmes Opens in new window.. Please note that applications for the autumn of 2024 close on 15 January 2024.

Please note that Södertörn University has no formal agreements with education consultants or recruitment agencies overseas. All applications to international programmes at Södertörn University are submitted via External link.. Decisions on admission and scholarships are made solely by Södertörn University.

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Anastasiia is one of our international alumni. Watch her video and learn why Södertörn is an excellent choice for you!


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