Vision, goals and strategies
Uppsala University is the oldest Nordic university, founded in 1477. Today we are a comprehensive research university with a clear mission: to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society, thus contributing to a better world.
Uppsala University: Mission, Goals and Strategies
Uppsala University's mission is to gain and disseminate knowledge for the benefit of humankind and for a better world.
- The University is based on the fundamental idea and premise that investments in education and research contribute to a better future.
- The University aims to offer an inspiring and well-functioning physical, social and cultural environment.
- Uppsala University contributes to development and innovation locally and nationally and is an active party in the pursuit of sustainable social development.
- Collaboration with the wider community is a natural, integral part of such research and contributes – directly or indirectly – to solutions concerning the sustainability challenges facing society.