Uppsala Universitet

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world rank  186

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University Overview

Established in 1477, Uppsala Universitet (Uppsala University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Uppsala (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Uppsala County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Visby. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Uppsala Universitet (UU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uppsala Universitet (UU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 543 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Swedish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address von Kraemers allé 1, Blåsenhus
Uppsala (population range: 50,000-249,999)
752 36 Uppsala County
T +46 (18) 471 0000
F +46 (18) 471 20 00
Other locations Visby

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
+46 (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 Go to Uppsala Universitet's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority SHEA

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020