Uppsala University

Uppsala University, founded in 1477, is the oldest university in the Nordic region and one of northern Europe’s top-ranking higher education institutions today. Its key asset is all the individuals who, with their curiosity, commitment and creativity, place it among the 100 best universities in the world. Within the University, world-class research and first-rate education are in progress, with global benefits to society, the economy and culture.

The 45,000 students in residence are seen, heard and noticed everywhere. There is diversity and breadth, with international cutting-edge research in nine faculties and a vast range of courses at basic (undergraduate, Bachelor) and advanced (postgraduate, one- or two-year Master) levels.

Education and research are offered in nine faculties: Theology, Law, Arts, Languages, Social Sciences, Educational Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Science and Technology. With its breadth and excellence, Uppsala University is an vital partner in collaboration. The University fosters exchange between universities, the business sector and society, and offers vocational skills development. Through active cooperation with partners — public and private, national and international — knowledge is put to good use.