Medicine and Pharmacy

Do you want to take your expertise to the next level, to save lives, discover a new medicine for a certain disease, or improve public health policies that benefit an entire society? The labour market is promising and there is a large demand for professionals with biomedical education in the pharmaceutical industry.

These missions demand in-depth expertise in the scientific subjects, staying at the forefront of the latest knowledge and technique developments, competence in critical thinking and analysis, as well as an understanding of how to transfer an idea to practical application. This is what we are dedicated to providing you, through our Master's programmes in medicine and pharmacy at Uppsala University.

Student in laboratory examines samples

Uppsala University is internationally recognised in the field of medicine and pharmacy. We conduct both fundamental and clinical research in close association with Uppsala University Hospital, which makes us a centre for translational research. The collaboration between the programmes gives you the opportunity to be empowered with the specific knowledge and skills that are needed for your future career as a medical professional, scientist or healthcare leader anywhere in the world.

You can read about research within the areas of medicine and pharmacy at:

Why Uppsala University?

Uppsala University is recognised around the world as a leading, first-class university dedicated to advancing science, higher education and international student mobility.

As one of Sweden’s most internationally prominent institutions of academic education, research and scholarship, Uppsala University’s foremost aim is to safeguard and pursue the open and unbounded quest for knowledge.

If you have what it takes, and you want to be part of our mission, Uppsala should be one of your top choices in Europe.

See why Uppsala University is an excellent choice for you.

Current rankings

#82 - Academic Ranking of World Universities 2023 (the Shanghai ranking)

#105 - QS World University Ranking 2023

#140 - Times Higher Education 2023

#12 - QS World University Ranking: Sustainability 2024