Uppsala University alumni news
Alumni meetup in El Salvador
27 January 2017
On 19 January, a small alumni event was held in Santa Ana, El Salvador. For an informal atmosphere and to enable everyone to come, the meeting was ...
Daniel Hartman – new scholarship holder in Hong Kong
26 January 2017
Since 2015, Uppsala University has funded a scholarship tied to a one-year internship at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Daniel Hartm...
250th anniversary of Swedish Freedom of Information Act celebrated in London
15 December 2016
On 2 December 1766, the world’s first-ever freedom of information law was signed into law in Sweden. The 250th anniversary was celebrated at an eve...
He spreads knowledge of runes in the US
9 December 2016
Professor of Scandinavian Languages Henrik Williams has helped the Minnesota Vikings, a professional football team, with his expertise in runes and...
Nobel lectures in Uppsala 13 December
1 December 2016
It is a long-standing tradition for the newly awarded Nobel laureates to be invited to Uppsala University in connection with the Nobel Prize ceremo...
Uppsala University Hong Kong Alumni Chapter holds get-together
3 November 2016
All Uppsala University friends and alumni are invited by the UU Hong Kong Alumni Chapter to attend a dinner get-together at Hong Kong Beef & Libert...
Trita Parsi named Alumnus of the Year 2016
28 September 2016
Uppsala University’s Alumnus of the Year award 2016 goes to political adviser and Iran expert Trita Parsi. His studies at Uppsala University became...
This year’s Björkén Prize to energy researchers
21 September 2016
Auli Niemi, Professor of Groundwater Modelling at the Department of Earth Sciences and Anders Hagfeldt, solar cell researcher and guest professor a...
Upptech – A new centre for technology in Uppsala
9 September 2016
Upptech, or Uppsala University School of Technology, is a new centre founded by the Faculty of Science and Technology. The centre will focus on pro...
Join us for Uppsala Culture Night 2016
8 September 2016
Exhibitions and lectures, Japanese martial arts, concerts and choirs, sounds of the rainforest, archaeology, dancing and poetry, and much much more...
Exclusive offer: Uppsala International Guitar Festival 6–9 October
7 September 2016
All friends of music and guitars are invited to this year’s International Guitar Festival on 6–9 October. As usual, the festival promises extraordi...
Uppsala University climbs back to top 100 in QS World University Rankings
6 September 2016
QS World University Rankings has published their 2016/17 list of the world’s top universities. Uppsala University is ranked 98th – up from 102nd pl...
Maria Strømme receives Uppsala University Innovation Prize
1 September 2016
The Uppsala University Innovation Prize is an award given to recognise successful transference of knowledge. This year, the prize is being awarded ...
Kevin Anderson is the new Zennström Visiting Professor of Climate Change Leadership
22 August 2016
Climate researcher Kevin Anderson will be Uppsala University’s second holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership. ...
Ranking: Uppsala University improves its position in the top 100 list
15 August 2016
Uppsala University maintains its position as one of the 100 best universities in the world in the latest ranking of global academic performance. In...
New scholarship created to mark the King of Sweden's birthday
29 April 2016
The King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf was celebrated today at Stockholm Palace. H.M. the King, a patron and alumnus of Uppsala University, received a ...
Reunion to be held for wind power management alumni
29 April 2016
Recently, an alumni association was founded for graduates and former students of the Master’s programme Wind Power Project Management at Uppsala Un...
International Master’s programmes an attractive choice
1 April 2016
The first round of admission for the international Master’s programmes at Uppsala University is finished. 1 437 students have been admitted to the ...
Uppsala University to consolidate efforts in racism research
23 March 2016
Today, society is faced with the difficult situation of an increasing number of refugees and burgeoning racism, and the work for social inclusion i...
A touch of Uppsala in London
7 March 2016
Alumni and friends of Uppsala University were treated to a real Uppsala atmosphere at the UK Alumni Chapter function in London on 4 March.