Uppsala University alumni news
The Humanities Theatre – a new arena for discussion
26 April 2017
Doors will soon open to the new Humanities Theatre – a spectacular auditorium and lecture hall, built as a classical theatre and equipped with the ...
Panel discussion and mingle at CEMUS’s alumni event
19 April 2017
On Sunday 18 March, CEMUS (the Centre for Environment and Development Studies) held its annual alumni event. This year, the event was organised in ...
Trita Parsi visits Uppsala for Alumnus of the Year lecture
8 March 2017
Trita Parsi, 2016 Uppsala University Alumnus of the Year, will visit Uppsala University on 14 March to receive his award and give a lecture titled ...
Alumni get together in Pune, India
8 February 2017
On 10 January, Uppsala University held an alumni meetup in Pune, India. Alumni had a chance to catch up with Uppsala University through a delegatio...
Erika Rahmqvist – new scholarship holder in New York
27 January 2017
Uppsala University’s scholarship for a one-year internship at the Swedish–American Chamber of Commerce in New York is in its sixth year. Erika Rahm...
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...