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Student information

Questions related to studying at the department should be addessed to:


The Department of Astronomy is located at AlbaNova University Center, the Stockholm Center for Physics, Astronomy and Biotechnology, a joint venture between Stockholm University and The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) sited just north of central Stockholm, halfway between the main campuses of these two academic institutions.

Finding Alba Nova

By car

The recommended route for goods deliveries and visitors with cars is from the north. The northern side of AlbaNova is reached via Ruddammsvägen. Please note that Björnnäsvägen is closed.

AlbaNova can also be reached from the south via Körsbärsvägen or Roslagstullsbacken. Note, however, that special permission is required to bring vehicles to the south campus area

By bus

Bus 61 stops at Ruddammen, close to the main entrance of AlbaNova. Bus 50 stops at Ingemarsgatan, about 5 minutes walking distance from the main entrance of AlbaNova. See Stockholms länstrafik for time tables.


The closest subway station is Tekniska högskolan. From the exit marked Körsbärsvägen, you may take bus 61 directly to AlbaNova. To walk to AlbaNova, take the exit marked Körsbärsvägen. See Stockholms länstrafik for time tables.


Postal address

Stockholm University
AlbaNova University Center
Department of Astronomy
SE-106 91 Stockholm

Street address (for visitors)

Roslagstullsbacken 21, Stockholm

Delivery address

Hannes Alvéns väg 11
SE-114 19 Stockholm