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QS Best Student Cities ranking: 47th

The capital of Sweden, Stockholm is known for its beauty, friendliness, culture, high quality of life – and high quality of universities. Built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges, Stockholm is also characterized by the fact that water is never far away.

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As for universities in Stockholm, the city’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University both make the world’s top 200 in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017. Stockholm also boasts a number of well-known specialized institutions, including the Stockholm School of Economics and the Karolinska Institute, one of the world’s most prestigious medical universities.

What is there to do in Stockholm? Most visitors start by exploring the cobbled streets of the city's well-preserved medieval origins, a boat trip around the archipelago (island group) surrounding the main islands, or a visit to one of the many museums and galleries.

As a student, you’ll also have plenty of opportunity to explore Stockholm’s buzzing nightlife, bohemian shops and cafés, or perhaps just take a break from studies by relaxing in the parklands of Djurgården Island.

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Internationally ranked universities in Stockholm

 

More about Stockholm

Number of universities ranked by QS

4

Highest-ranked institution

Population

2,192,000

Average international fees (at ranked unis)

US$21,200

Desirability rank

10th

Employer Activity rank

26th

Affordability rank

125th

Student Experience rank

66th

 

To find out how each of the above categories is calculated, view the methodology.

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