Department of Environmental Science

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

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Measurements reveal the impact of air pollution on climate and health in southern Asia

Researchers from the Department of Environmental Science are involved in the operation of two strategically placed measurement stations in the Maldives and Bangladesh, which capture air pollutants that affect people’s health and the climate. These…

On contributing to landmark IPCC report: “The more involved you are, the more you learn, the better a researcher you become”

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) plays a vital role in assessing the state of the science on this issue, and their latest…

International Women’s Day 2023: “With this podcast, I want to help listeners understand the bigger picture”

Jana Johansson, who is currently an Associate Professor at Linköping University, was a PhD student and later Researcher at the Department of Environmental Science.  She is also the host of a new podcast, produced in…

International Women’s Day 2023: “Gender equity in research is a win-win for all”

Like every year on 8 March, Sweden and many other countries celebrate International Women’s Day that focuses on the achievements and challenges of women around the world. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day campaign is #EmbraceEquity. To…

Ilona Riipinen receives the Göran Gustafsson Prize in Physics

Ilona Riipinen,  Professor at the Department of Environmental Science and Co-Director of the Bolin Centre for Climate Research, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in Physics 2023 “for her pioneering research on atmospheric aerosol particles…

Education of high quality

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

Study counsellors

Environmental Science, Miljö- och hälsoskyd

How to apply and register

Application (second admission round) for courses spring 2023 is open. The Second admission round is for students who do not need a residence permit. Read more about application dates and registration.


Vi erbjuder ett naturvetenskapligt kandidatprogram i miljövetenskap, 180 hp. Programmet har tre inriktningar: biologi, geovetenskap eller kemi.

Master's programme

We offer master’s programmes, 120 credits, in environmental science and within environment and health protection (Miljö- och hälsoskydd).


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

External Relations

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.

Information & contact

Professor Ian Cousins
+46 (0)8 16 4012

Expert advice

Our researchers offer expert advice to media, government agencies, industry, schools and non-governmental organisations.

Commissioned research

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

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.

Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm university

Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm

Geovetenskapens hus,
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, Stockholm

Svante Arrhenius väg 16, Stockholm