Campus Areas at Uppsala University

Uppsala University strives to create optimal environments for cross-disciplinary cooperation. Creative meeting places have been built at a number of research and education centres.

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Creative meeting points for research and education

While you are a student your campus is your workplace. This is the meeting place for researchers, teachers, and students, and where you will make important connections and build your network. Uppsala University has two main study areas, in Uppsala and in Visby on the island of Gotland. In total, there are eleven different campuses in Uppsala and one in Visby. To gain access to the campus areas you need a campus card.

BMC – Uppsala Biomedical Centre

Uppsala Biomedical Centre is one of Europe’s largest centres for life sciences, with research and education in biology, pharmacy, chemistry, medicine and dietetics. At BMC students receive basic education and training in disciplines such as pharmacy, medicine and biotechnology.


Blåsenhus houses research and education in pedagogy, didactics, educational studies and psychology. Here, students are trained as teachers, psychologists and human resources specialists. Blåsenhus also includes the Blåsenhus Library, Uppsala Learning Lab and Uppsala Child and Baby Lab.

Campus Gotland

Campus Gotland in Visby offers education in the humanities, law, science and technology, social sciences, languages, theology and educational science. This campus was created when Gotland University College and Uppsala University joined forces in 2013.

EBC – Evolutionary Biology Centre

EBC provides research and education in biology and evolutionary processes at all levels, and research in physiology, developmental biology and environmental toxicology. This is also where you will find the Museum of Evolution with botany, zoology and palaeontology.


Ekonomikum houses research and education in economics and social sciences, offering subjects such as economics, economic history, business studies, trade law, informatics and media, social and economic geography, and statistics.

English Park Campus

The English Park Campus provides research and education in a broad range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences. Here you will also find the Humanities Theatre, Hugo Valentin Centre, the Choral Centre and the Karin Boye Library.

Gamla Torget Campus

Gamla Torget Campus includes the buildings at Gamla torget (meaning ‘Old square’), but also Oxenstiernska, Skytteanum, Munken and the Dag Hammarskjöld Library. These geographically spread out buildings house research and education in law, political science, housing and urban research, and peace and conflict research.

Geo Centre

The Geo Centre offers education and research in earth sciences – ranging from igneous rocks and volcanoes to earthquakes, climate and the storage of carbon dioxide.

ITC – Information Technology Centre

ITC is part of Polacksbacken. Here research is conducted in algorithms, programming languages, computer architecture, human-computer interaction, and more. ITC also houses centres related to IT: NITA, UPMARC and UPPMAX.

Rudbeck Laboratory

The Rudbeck Laboratory is a research laboratory for immunology, cancer, genetic disorders, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. This includes research on medical genetics, tumour biology, medical radiation science, clinical pathology, clinical immunology, oncology and molecular geriatrics.

Uppsala University Hospital

Uppsala University conducts extensive education and research in medicine at Uppsala University Hospital. This is where physicians, biomedical analysts, speech therapists, physiotherapists and nurses receive some of their education and training. Research is conducted in radiology, oncology and radiation science, and in the departments of medical sciences, surgical sciences, neuroscience, and women’s and children’s health.

Contact details: Faculty of Medicine

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Ångström Laboratory

The Ångström Laboratory is part of Polacksbacken. It provides education for natural scientists and engineers, and is home to research in physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, materials and energy. Here you will also find Scandinavia’s largest cleanroom.