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Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet

We are top 6 in Europe

This year the Sociology ranks number 6 in Europe, number one in Sweden and number 34 in the world, according to the prestigious Shanghai ranking.

Magnus Bygren. Foto: Leila Zoubir/Stockholms universitet

Sociology professor who wants to turn how academicians communicate their research on its head

“I’m a warm proponent of turning today’s publication system on its head. And I’m for open access, meaning that we should publish in periodicals that are open for everyone to read without an expensive subscription", said professor Magnus Bygren.

Information about teaching during the autumn semester of 2021

New guidelines will be announced shortly regarding the possibility of returning to campus teaching during the fall semester. We expect to offer clear information about on-campus teaching during the fall semester around Midsummer.


Q&A on the coronavirus for newly admitted students

This information is for international students who have been admitted for studies commencing in autumn 2020. 

Information about teaching and examination during the Covid-19-pandemic

All teaching at undergraduate level including exams at the Department of Sociology will be online via Zoom during spring term 2021. On the advanced level, teachers can decide whether they prefer to teach via Zoom only or use a hybrid model.