Uppsala Universitet

Uppsala Universitet Ranking

country rank: 3
world rank: 204

University Overview

Uppsala Universitet (Uppsala University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution founded in 1477 and situated in the urban environment of Uppsala County’s small city of Uppsala (population range of 50,000-249,999 people). Visby is home to a branch campus of this university. Uppsala Universitet (UU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden). Uppsala Universitet (UU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 543-year-old Swedish higher-education institution has a rigorous admission criteria based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This Swedish higher education school is fairly selective, with admission rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Uppsala Universitet Ranking

University Identity

Name Uppsala Universitet
Acronym UU
Founded 1477
Motto Gratiae veritas naturae Truth through God's mercy and nature

University Location

Address von Kraemers allé 1, Blåsenhus Uppsala 752 36 Uppsala County Sweden
Tel +46 (18) 471 0000
Fax +46 (18) 471 20 00
Other locations Visby

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 256 Uppsala 751 05 (18) 471 4730

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) Coimbra Group U4 Network The Guild Matariki

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