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Stockholm University (Swedish: Stockholms universitet) is a public university in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. It was founded as a college in 1878. It reached the university status in 1960. It had over 33,000 students in 2019. It has four different faculties, including law, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. It is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. It is one of the top 100 universities in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

When it was granted university status in 1960, it became the fourth oldest Swedish university. Like other public universities in Sweden, its mission is teaching and research anchored in society at large.

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