Join us in creating the future

Vice-Chancellor Anders HagfeldtEvery year, Uppsala University attracts thousands of well-motivated students from throughout the world. Being a student at Uppsala University is much more than just studies. Here you will find breathtaking cultural sites and study environments and a one-of-a-kind student life. As a student, you get access to the latest research in modern premises and laboratories. At the same time you get to experience a university rich in traditions with a broad offering of choirs, orchestras and other activities at the student nations. Our newest campus, located in the world heritage town of Visby, also has remarkable cultural sites just around the corner. We see it as our task to also keep our cultural heritage alive.

Uppsala University is ready to meet the great societal challenges of today and tomorrow. The breadth of our research and education make us strong and rich in possibilities. Research conducted at Uppsala University helps us understand our society, makes the world a better place and improves many people’s quality of life – research that provides both new perspectives on fundamental scientific issues and knowledge that contributes to environmental sustainability, human health and the development of society.

Uppsala University has clear goals: To pursue top-quality research and education to contribute to a better world.

We uphold our academic independence while building external relations with the surrounding community. The flows of students, teachers and researchers between foreign universities and Uppsala University play a crucial role in spreading knowledge, ideas and skills, both within the University and in society in general. This is why we work closely together with the best universities in the world and we are happy to do so with all who share our values.

Join us in creating the future – welcome to Uppsala University!

Anders Hagfeldt