Uppsala University alumni news
Nobel lectures in Uppsala 13 December
It is a long-standing tradition for the newly awarded Nobel laureates to be invited to Uppsala University in connection with the Nobel Prize ceremo...
Uppsala University Hong Kong Alumni Chapter holds get-together
All Uppsala University friends and alumni are invited by the UU Hong Kong Alumni Chapter to attend a dinner get-together at Hong Kong Beef & Libert...
Trita Parsi named Alumnus of the Year 2016
Uppsala University’s Alumnus of the Year award 2016 goes to political adviser and Iran expert Trita Parsi. His studies at Uppsala University became...
This year’s Björkén Prize to energy researchers
Auli Niemi, Professor of Groundwater Modelling at the Department of Earth Sciences and Anders Hagfeldt, solar cell researcher and guest professor a...
Upptech – A new centre for technology in Uppsala
Upptech, or Uppsala University School of Technology, is a new centre founded by the Faculty of Science and Technology. The centre will focus on pro...
Join us for Uppsala Culture Night 2016
Exhibitions and lectures, Japanese martial arts, concerts and choirs, sounds of the rainforest, archaeology, dancing and poetry, and much much more...
Exclusive offer: Uppsala International Guitar Festival 6–9 October
All friends of music and guitars are invited to this year’s International Guitar Festival on 6–9 October. As usual, the festival promises extraordi...
Uppsala University climbs back to top 100 in QS World University Rankings
QS World University Rankings has published their 2016/17 list of the world’s top universities. Uppsala University is ranked 98th – up from 102nd pl...
Maria Strømme receives Uppsala University Innovation Prize
The Uppsala University Innovation Prize is an award given to recognise successful transference of knowledge. This year, the prize is being awarded ...
Kevin Anderson is the new Zennström Visiting Professor of Climate Change Leadership
Climate researcher Kevin Anderson will be Uppsala University’s second holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership. ...
Ranking: Uppsala University improves its position in the top 100 list
Uppsala University maintains its position as one of the 100 best universities in the world in the latest ranking of global academic performance. In...
New scholarship created to mark the King of Sweden's birthday
The King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf was celebrated today at Stockholm Palace. H.M. the King, a patron and alumnus of Uppsala University, received a ...
Reunion to be held for wind power management alumni
Recently, an alumni association was founded for graduates and former students of the Master’s programme Wind Power Project Management at Uppsala Un...
International Master’s programmes an attractive choice
The first round of admission for the international Master’s programmes at Uppsala University is finished. 1 437 students have been admitted to the ...
Uppsala University to consolidate efforts in racism research
Today, society is faced with the difficult situation of an increasing number of refugees and burgeoning racism, and the work for social inclusion i...
A touch of Uppsala in London
Alumni and friends of Uppsala University were treated to a real Uppsala atmosphere at the UK Alumni Chapter function in London on 4 March.
Joint alumni function held in Auckland, New Zealand
On 2 February, Uppsala University held a joint alumni function in Auckland, New Zealand together with The Matariki Network of Universities (MNU) fo...
Alumni meetups in Hong Kong and Singapore
The beginning of February saw successful Alumni meetups held in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Stefan Swartling Peterson appointed Chief of Health at UNICEF in New York
Stefan Swartling Peterson, Professor of Global Health at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, has been appointed the Chief of Health at...
University Main Building to close for renovations
The University Main Building will close for interior renovations on 1 February 2016.