Olle Johansson – Sweden’s first known student

Sweden’s first known student was Olle Johansson. He was from Gotland and studied at Uppsala University. He registered at the University in 1477 and studied theology and general philosophy.

He left behind a historical treasure in the shape of five years’ lecture notes.

Lecture notes from Sweden's first known student, Olle Johansson.
Olle Johansson’s lecture notes have been preserved at Gustavianum, Uppsala University museum – not so different from modern day lecture notes.

High-resolution scan of Olle Johansson’s notes

Last modified: 2021-01-22