About Uppsala University
Uppsala University was founded in 1477. Today it is a strong, comprehensive research university ranked among the best in the world, with 50,000 students and close to 5,000 researchers.
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The University Library collections
Uppsala University Library contains all types of material, from medieval manuscripts to digitised and electronic books, newspapers and databases.
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