Page titel Welcome to Sophiahemmet University
Welcome to Sophiahemmet University, Stockholm, Sweden
Sophiahemmet University is a leading higher educational institution in the field of nursing science in Sweden. The University has in total, approximately 1 500 students on a yearly basis. Approximately 450 of these students study the three-year Bachelor`s programme in nursing science (180 higher education credits). This programme is one of the most popular nursing science programmes offered in Sweden with a large number of applicants each year (approximately 5000 applicants from all over Sweden). The University also offers a variety of educational programmes at advanced level, such as Specialist Nursing programmes, as well as Bachelor, Master and Diploma programmes. These programmes are given in Swedish. High quality research within nursing science and medical science is also carried out at the University
Sophiahemmet University actively works to develop internationalization in order to increase cultural diversity among students and teaching staff. One important aim is to increase the number of students who wish to come to our University from countries both within and outside the EU.
The relations between the Swedish royal family and Sophiahemmet is of great importance both from a historical and present day perspective. Thus, the Chairperson of Sophiahemmet is selected by the Swedish King. Princess Sofia, who is married to Prince Carl-Philip, is from January, 2016 the Honorary Chairperson of Sophiahemmet and participates in the University`s graduation ceremonies. Furthermore, Sophiahemmet University has close collaborations with the Silviahemmet Foundation, concerning diploma programmes offered in the field of dementia care.
Sophiahemmet University is fully owned by Sophiahemmet Association, a non-profit organization, which also is a healthcare provider at Sophiahemmet Hospital. The hospital is regarded as a high-quality private hospital, offering a wide range of specialized inpatient and outpatient services