News for students
University Main Building to close for renovations
26 January 2016
The University Main Building will close for interior renovations on 1 February 2016.
Winter Conferment Ceremony to be held soon
21 January 2016
76 PhDs and 18 honorary doctorates will be conferred and several awards and medals will be bestowed at the formal Winter Conferment Ceremony on 29 ...
Focus on sustainable development
20 January 2016
Uppsala University has made a decision on how to proceed with its work on sustainable development. The strategic programme for this area which was ...
Uppsala Model United Nations – academic simulation of the UN and the EU
7 January 2016
Challenge yourself and take on the role as a member state's representative to experience first-hand multilateral negotiations. We invite you to app...
18 December 2015
All our best wishes for a joyous holiday and a happy 2016!
Nobel Laureates to visit Uppsala
3 December 2015
Four of this year’s Nobel Prize winners will visit Uppsala on 13 December. Public lectures, a panel discussion and the inauguration of a new exhibi...
Follow COP21 and the student delegation live at the Earth Sciences Library
27 November 2015
The Earth Sciences library will transform a part of the library into a COP21 (United Nations Climate Change Conference) information hub during the ...
Student volunteer fair to be held in early December
24 November 2015
On Wednesday 2 December, a volunteer fair will be held where students can meet with non-profit organisations in Uppsala who are seeking student vol...
Student support in the wake of Paris terror attacks
16 November 2015
If you as a student need someone to talk to due to the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November, you are welcome to contact the Student Health Cen...
Research bill input: How to strengthen the global position of Swedish universities
13 November 2015
Increase the universities’ capability in regards to strategic choices, economy and quality assurance. Provide the basic conditions for equal and tr...
Uppsala University advancing in latest world ranking
2 October 2015
Three Swedish universities make the top 100 in the latest ranking of the world’s best universities by Times Higher Education, the World University ...
Niklas Zennström named Alumnus of the Year 2015
14 September 2015
The title of Alumnus of the Year 2015 at Uppsala University is being awarded to IT entrepreneur Niklas Zennström, current CEO of the investment fir...
Uppsala University solidly among top 100 universities
18 August 2015
Uppsala University maintains its position as one of the 100 best universities in the world in the latest ranking of global academic performance. In...
Master students from Informatics and Media show their work
4 June 2015
What does it mean to do a master thesis? This Friday you have a golden opportunity to find out, when some of the master students at the department ...
Watch the Uppsala lecture by the Indian president online
3 June 2015
On June 2, during the official Indian state visit to Sweden, the president of India, H.E. Pranab Mukherjee appeared at Uppsala University, alongsid...
The President of India to speak at Uppsala University
2 June 2015
While on a state visit to Sweden, the President of the Republic of India, H.E. Pranab Mukherjee, will visit Uppsala University and speak at the Uni...
“Global Swede” award to Uppsala University student
12 May 2015
Tsun-Kang “Trent” Chiang, a student in the Master Programme in Economics at Uppsala University, was given the honour “Global Swede” by the Minister...
Celebrate Walpurgis Eve - ‘Sista april’ - in Uppsala
27 April 2015
This Thursday it is time for the largest student event of the year in Uppsala. The 30th of April, Walpurgis Eve – referred to as ‘Sista april’ or ‘...
A moment of silence at European Higher Education, 27 april
24 April 2015
The European University Association (EUA) has taken the initiative for European universities to unite in a minute of silence on Monday 27 April at ...
The Running of the Falls celebrates 40th anniversary with the pioneers manning the first boat
15 April 2015
Would it be possible to go rafting down the Fyris River when the water was at its highest level? On 30 April 1975, two students decided to find out...