Year of foundation: 1960
Approx. number of students: 34,000
MCI partner since: 2018
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea.
Stockholm is the cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden. It is an important global city, and the hub for corporate headquarters in the Nordic region.
Apart from being Sweden's capital, Stockholm houses many national cultural institutions. The Stockholm region is home to three of Sweden's World Heritage Sites: The Drottningholm Palace, Skogskyrkogården (The Woodland Cemetery) and Birka, an important Viking Age trading center.
Stockholm University is a public university in Stockholm, Sweden, founded as a college in 1878, with university status since 1960. Stockholm University has two scientific fields: the natural sciences and the humanities/social sciences. With over 34,000 students at four different faculties: law, humanities, the mathematical, and natural sciences, it is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia.
Stockholm Business School (SBS) is one of the largest academic departments at Stockholm University with around 3,500 students. It carries out innovative social science research about markets, organisations and the people who operate in them. Researchers at SBS are active within a variety of sub-disciplines related to the main areas of marketing, accounting, management and finance.