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 I am sure that our contribution was among the strongest ones resulting in the high ranking place internationally, ” says Magnus Breitholtz, professor and ACES and Head of Department.

Nationally, Stockholm University ranked first in environmental science as well as in Linguistics, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Earth & Marine Sciences, Anthropology, Media & Communication studies, Education, Social policy & Administration, and Sociology.

About 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.



Stella Papadopoulou
Science communicator
Administrative support

Phone +46 8 674 7011

Magnus Breitholtz
Head of department
Exposure & Effects

Phone +46 70 600 2686