Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is Sweden’s first university. We are a broad research university with well-defined missions: to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to collaborate with the surrounding community in various ways to help make the world a better place.

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Study at Uppsala University

New students at Uppsala University can expect an enriching learning experience with world-class educators, facilities and teaching spaces. Our aim is to make your study environment as inspiring and comfortable as possible, so you will find a range of academic and student support services available to you. Take advantage of everything Uppsala University has to offer and challenge yourself educationally. Remember, staff members at the university are always on hand to support you, and help you to reach your full potential.

Live in Uppsala

Studying in Sweden promotes creative, independent and liberal thinking. As an international student, you can be a part of Sweden’s safe and liberal society and experience the benefits of an egalitarian community. Here, there is a distinct balance between social equality and economic success. It is no surprise that the Swedish standard of living and life expectancy are amongst the highest in the world.

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Enjoy Uppsala

Student life at Uppsala University is about more than just classes. Your time outside the classroom will include taking part in a range of social and cultural activities, and exploring your new surroundings. We encourage you to make the most of your time in Sweden, both professionally and socially. Make an effort to get to know the best thing about Sweden – the people. We hope those you meet will inspire and encourage you, and provide you with memories you will cherish for the rest of your life. We also hope you will take advantage of your location, and see as much of this beautiful country and the places that surround it as you can.

International Student Guide

Welcome to Uppsala University – a site containing the all important “International Student Guide”, designed to help you prepare for life in Sweden and at Uppsala University. It contains practical information about the university, student life, and the rules and regulations that apply.

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