Södertörn University offers profiled courses and programmes in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Technology. A number of the university's programmes are multidisciplinary and include subject combinations that cross traditional subject boundaries. It combines interesting subjects to make engaging and often unique degrees. They offer 250 courses and 70 programmes, and currently have 11 000 enrolled students. They conduct education and research in the humanities, social sciences, technology and natural science and they also offer teacher education with an intercultural profile. Research into the Baltic region and Eastern Europe forms a knowledge environment that is among the best in the world. The Governing Board of this university has an overview of all business that concerns this university and is responsible for it fulfilling its obligations. The board takes decisions about the overall focus of activities, the university's organisation and internal allocation of resources. It also takes decisions about the annual report, interim reports and the budget.
The university offers Teacher Education and Police Education; organisationally, these report to the Vice-Chancellor with each being run by an Academic Head and staffed by teachers from the university’s academic schools. Teachers with expertise in policing are employed by the Swedish Police Authority, and work is led by the Academic Head. Police Education is commissioned by the Swedish Police Authority. University administration comprises the some departments and units that work with issues relating to the university as a whole. The Chief Administrative Officer is head of the university’s administration. Each unit is led by a director. This campus is shared with a number of other higher education institutes and research centres.
This University offers more than 30 three-year Bachelor's degree programmes. And they also offer teacher education with an intercultural profile, with degrees in Primary Education and Secondary Education. All Bachelors’ programmes are taught in Swedish. This University offers Master's and Doctoral courses and programmes (first, second and third cycle). The courses and programmes available in English at Bachelor's and Master's levels, as well as the university's schools and departments. This university encourages reflective thinking and informed citizenship, providing a meeting place for critical perspectives and knowledge that crosses established boundaries. Their research is relevant to contemporary challenges, locally and globally, and to timeless issues. Popular, valuable and interdisciplinary courses and programmes, with teachers that conduct research. The highest quality and Internationalisation on all courses and programmes, Improved and well-functioning student influence.
Research at this University covers many different disciplines and areas. There are high quality, creative research environments in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Education Studies. It is characterised by intellectual exploration across subject boundaries and is carried out in expert, creative and profiled environments. There are currently about 70 research projects being conducted at this university. Their research has a contemporary focus united with an active and critical approach to the past. Many of the research groups and research projects strive to achieve a high level of contemporary and social relevance. The university's research generally has an international focus, even in subjects that traditionally examine their own national cultures and history.