Södertörns högskola

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world rank  3791

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Södertörns högskola (Södertörn University College) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Huddinge (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Stockholm County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Södertörns högskola (SH) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Södertörns högskola (SH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 23 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Södertörn University College
Acronym SH
Founded 1996
Motto Multidisciplinary education, multiculturalism and active citizenship

University Location

Address Alfred Nobels allé 7
Huddinge (population range: 50,000-249,999)
141 89 Stockholm County
T +46 (8) 608 4000
F +46 (8) 608 4010

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Södertörns högskola's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019