Stockholm University

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Stockholm University (Swedish: Stockholms universitet) is a public university in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. It was founded as a college in 1878. It reached the university status in 1960. It had over 33,000 [1] students in 2019. It has four different faculties, including law, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. It is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. It is one of the top 100 universities in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities.[2][3]

When it was granted university status in 1960, it became the fourth oldest Swedish university. Like other public universities in Sweden, its mission is teaching and research anchored in society at large.

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  1. "Stockholm University - Facts in numbers 2019". Archived from the original on 13 April 2019. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  2. "ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019 results announced". Times Higher Education (THE). 2019-08-15. Retrieved 2020-06-06.
  3. "ARWU World University Rankings 2018 | Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018 | Top 500 universities | Shanghai Ranking - 2018". Archived from the original on 2018-08-16. Retrieved 2020-06-06.

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