Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

Interdisciplinary research with impact. Problem-oriented education of high quality.

Lecture on Arctic pollutants graced by royal visit

March 19, 2019

Canadian Scientist Dr. Derek Muir, the twenty third holder of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Guest Professorship in Environmental Science, gave his introductory lecture on March 13th, to an audience of distinguished guests including His Majesty the King of Sweden, and Canada’s ambassador to Sweden, Heather Grant. Professor Muir is among the world’s foremost environmental chemists. His work focuses on the …

Ilona Riipinen gets prestigious award for research on clouds and aerosols

March 12, 2019

ACES professor Ilona Riipinen, has been awarded the Sixten Heyman Prize 2019 for her research on atmospheric aerosol particles, which are air particles that affect our health. Each cubic centimeter of air contains thousands of different particles. Some are harmful but others are important for cloud formation and rain. Rain clears the air from the damaging particles. “Clouds and rain …

Stockholm University ranked in world’s top 30 in environmental science

February 28, 2019

Stockholm University ranked among the top 30 universities in the world in environmental science according to QS World University Rankings by Subject for 2019. “I’m proud of that Stockholm University has, yet again, ranked so high on the QS list in environmental science. ACES is one of the many different departments that focus on environmental science at Stockholm University but …

Education of high quality

We offer a range of courses in environmental science and analytical chemistry. Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential.

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Application for programmes and courses starting autumn 2019 open Mars 15th-April 15th.


ACES offers education programmes at three different levels:

Master’s programmes
PhD studies


Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential

Interdisciplinary research with impact

Cutting edge research on global issues: chemical contaminants, atmospheric aerosols, biogeochemical cycles of carbon and nutrients, and analytical chemistry

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External Relations

At ACES, our ambition is to contribute to a sustainable society.
For that, we provide support and expert advice to government agencies, private companies, non-governmental organizations, schools and other groups on a variety of issues.

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Commissioned research

We help government agencies and the private sector with laboratory and field investigations, data reviews and knowledge syntheses.

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Strategic collaborations

On occasion and on a case-by-case basis, we engage in long-term strategic collaborations with external partners that share our commitment to sustainability.

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