Ten subjects at Stockholm University are listed among the top 100 in the world in the “QS world university rankings by subject” for 2018. Environmental science is on place 33 in the influential ranking list.

The subjects ranked among the top hundred worldwide were Linguistics (46), Environmental science (33), Geography (40), Anthropology (47), Social policy & Administration (24) and Sociology (45). Philosophy, Media & Communication studies, Economics & Econometrics and Earth & Marine Sciences were all ranked in the range 51–100.

In the latest ranking by subject in 2017 Environmental science was on place 40.

Stockholm University is according to QS the top university within Sweden for the area Arts and Humanities. According to QS, Stockholm University is the best nationally in Linguistics, Philosophy, Anthropology, Education & Training, Social policy & Administration and Sociology. In the subjects Modern languages, Chemistry, Earth & Marine Sciences, Environmental science, Media & Communication studies and Law Stockholm University is on shared lead within Sweden along with Lund University.

QS World University Rankings by Subject
QS Rankings are published annually by the British firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Universities and subjects are ranked nationally and internationally. Together with Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the Academic Ranking of World Universities, QS is one of the most influential and trusted ranking lists.

Read more about QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Contact information

Visiting addresses:

Geovetenskapens Hus,
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, Stockholm

Arrheniuslaboratoriet, Svante Arrhenius väg 16, Stockholm (Unit for Toxicological Chemistry)

Mailing address:
Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm

Press enquiries should be directed to:

Stella Papadopoulou
Science Communicator
Phone +46 (0)8 674 70 11