Friends of Uppsala University

The objective of the Friends of Uppsala University Foundation is to ”actively contribute to one or more particular  projects, or portions thereof, which benefit the University and its activities”

Welcome to join the Friends of Uppsala University!

As a member you are offered:

  • Invitations to take part in discussions regarding Uppsala University.
  • The opportunity to support the University, through financial contributions and through active involvement.
  • Meetings with the University’s Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson.
  • To meet, in connection with different events, representatives of the University’s scientists, teachers and students.

Three levels of membership

Friends of Uppsala University offers three different levels of membership.

  • 1,000 Swedish crowns or more
    You will receive our annual University magazine.
  • 10,000 Swedish crowns or more
    You will receive the above, and a free pass to Uppsala University's museums and certain events for two people.
  • 100,000 Swedish crowns or more
    You will receive the above, and an invitation to an annual meeting with the Vice-Chancellor to discuss the University’s future challenges and opportunities.

The foundation

The organization Friends of Uppsala University encourages donations to the university on a larger scale and for specific purposes.

The capital is kept in a foundation (Stiftelsen Uppsala universitets vänner) and is managed by Uppsala University Foundations Management of Estates and Funds. The return on the capital from the foundation is disposed by the Vice-Chancellor for the benefit of the University.

Join us

To join the Friends of Uppsala University, make your donation to:
Bank: Handelsbanken
Account holder: Uppsala universitets stiftelseförvaltning ek för
Account No: 488 083 818
Swift-code (BIC): HANDSESS
IBAN: SE25 6000 0000 0004 8808 3818
Mark the payment with: Friends of UU

Please remember to provide us with both your name and address. If you have any questions, you are more than welcome to contact Thomas Fredengren.

N.B. If you live in the US, you can make your donation through the charitable organization American Friends of Uppsala University. AFUU is tax/exempt as a charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to AFUU are deductible by donors as provided by law.


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