Sofia Fölster named Female Economist of the Year 2019
Sofia Fölster is the Female Economist of the Year 2019. This scholarship highlights future female leaders and is awarded for the 18th consecutive year to an outstanding female student at the Stockholm School of Economics. Volvo Cars is the proud main sponsor and host company for the scholarship in 2019.
Alexander Ljungqvist appointed Wallenberg Scholar
Alexander Ljungqvist, who holds the Stefan Persson Family Chair at the Stockholm School of Economics, is one of 22 leading researchers in Sweden to be awarded SEK 18 million each by the Wallenberg foundations. The Wallenberg Scholars program involves a five-year grant for free research.
What's behind the entrance door?
To celebrate our 110th anniversary the Stockholm School of Economics will open the doors during Stockholm Culture Night (Kulturnatt Stockholm). Bring your friends and family and join one of our guided art tours that run every 30 minutes from 6 pm to 11.30 pm, on April 27.
Andreas Werr is awarded the Lars Erik Lundberg Professorship in Business Administration
By means of a donation of SEK 20 million from Lars Erik Lundberg, the Lars Erik Lundberg Professorship in Business Administration has been established, focusing on human capital in particular. The Board of Directors of the Stockholm School of Economics has appointed Andreas Werr as the holder of the new professorship.
Installation of new professors and conferment of doctoral degrees
During an installation and conferment ceremony in the City Hall on February 16, two new professors, two jubilee doctorates, three honorary doctorates, and 16 PhD graduates received their hats, rings and diplomas.
Stockholm School of Economics is Stockholm’s most international university
The Stockholm School of Economics has the highest proportion of international students according to a new report from Stockholms Akademiska Forum (Stockholm Academic Forum). Of the total number of students, 30 percent come from countries other than Sweden, which is the highest proportion among the universities in Stockholm.
International Writers’ Stage in new collaboration with the Stockholm School of Economics
The International Writers’ Stage moves into the Stockholm School of Economics! The new collaboration offers students and Stockholmers interested in literature an opportunity to meet one another and a selection of the world’s authors.
Abhijeet Singh awarded for outstanding pedagogical achievements
On February 12, Abhijeet Singh was awarded for outstanding pedagogical achievements at SSE. The award aims to create incentives for the School's great teachers to continue developing their pedagogical skills. The incentives are intended to encourage, motivate and acknowledge great pedagogical performance.
Gun and Einar Larsson Scholarship 2019
Natalie Wild and Jakob Nordfeldt, students at Stockholm School of Economics, have been awarded the Gun & Einar Larsson Scholarship 2019 (GELS) for their projects
"Cryptocurrencies in Venezuela" and "Outsourcing Ourselves".
SSE MBA Executive Format 2019
January 28 marked the first stage of an 18-month journey for a new group of MBA students at the Stockholm School of Economics. 53 participants are enrolled in the SSE MBA Executive Format 2019 program, an intense learning experience that prepares them to build, lead and develop organizations. The program is designed for working professionals who, with the support of their employers, work full-time while pursuing their degrees.