Södertörn University (SH), Sweden

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Södertörn University SH building Sweden

Södertörn University (SwedishSödertörns högskola, abbreviated as SH) is a public university college (Swedishhögskola) located in Flemingsberg, which is located in Huddinge Municipality, and the larger area called Södertörn, in Stockholm County, Sweden. In 2013, it had about 13 000 full-time students. The campus area (Universitetsområdet) in Flemingsberg hosts the main campus of SH, several departments of the Karolinska Institutet, and the School of Technology and health of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). The Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge (formerly Huddinge Hospital), is also located there.

Södertörn University is a young university, with a strong focus on multidisciplinarity. We offer education and conduct research in the humanities, social sciences, technology and natural sciences, often with a multidisciplinary and intercultural profile, and collaborate with the surrounding community for sustainable societal development.

SH offers high quality education in disciplines such as

  • political science,
  • journalism,
  • the study of religions,
  • aesthetics,
  • environmental science,
  • police education,
  • social work with an urban profile and teacher education with an intercultural profile.