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The Distinguished Teaching Award

Uppsala University confers annual awards for outstanding accomplishments in undergraduate education in accordance with special nomination categories.

Four of the awards are conferred upon teachers in the disciplines:

  1. Theology, arts, and teacher training
  2. Law and social sciences
  3. Medicine and pharmacy
  4. Mathematics, science, and technology

A fifth prize is awarded for outstanding teaching in a field selected for special priority during that year.

All employees and students at the University have the right to submit nominees for the award. The recipients are selected by the Vice-Chancellor.

The awards are conferred at the Professorial Inauguration Ceremony.