Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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

Oceans are major sources of highly fluorinated chemicals into the air

March 25, 2019

Sea spray may be a major source of highly fluorinated chemicals to the atmosphere contradicting the view that oceans act only as sinks for these persistent pollutants, shows a new study by researchers from ACES published in the journal Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts A group of highly fluorinated chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) are found throughout the world’s …

World-class education for tomorrow’s environmental scientists: Apply now for a Master’s programme in Environmental Science at ACES

March 20, 2019

Confronting environmental problems is the ultimate challenge for science and society. To meet the growing demand for highly qualified environmental scientists, ACES has launched two new Master’s programmes in Environmental Science, namely, MSc Environmental Science: Atmosphere-Biogeochemistry-Climate (ES-ABC), and MSc Environmental Science: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (ES-ETC). “Our ambition is that the new Master’s programmes will equip our students with an …

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 …

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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