Degrees and careers

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Thinking about your career after graduation? Working for the government or a private enterprise, building your own business or continuing on to PhD studies? UU Careers at Uppsala University offers a number of career services to help you achieve your goals.

As an international student at Uppsala University you have the opportunity to attend lectures and workshops on how to best prepare for professional life. Networking events is offered to put you in direct contact with potential future employers. You can attend one-on-one sessions with study and career counsellors to make sure your studies align with your professional goals. You can even receive help with writing a CV and cover letter, finding volunteer opportunities and starting your own company.

Visit UU Careers

Apply for a degree

After you have completed your studies you should apply for a degree. With a degree qualification from Uppsala University you will be well-equipped for professional life on the Swedish and international arena.

See information on degrees at Uppsala university and how to apply for a degree.

Please note that no Master's degree certificates will be awarded at the ceremony, students must actively apply. 

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PhD studies

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Would you like to continue your studies at doctoral level? Uppsala University regards the education and supervision of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students as one of the most significant and valuable activities at the university. PhD positions provide students with a unique opportunity to cultivate their interest in a particular area of research and make an important contribution to the development of new knowledge. A PhD degree is equivalent to four years of full-time study.

Read about research at Uppsala University.

Last modified: 2022-07-08