Uppsala University alumni news
Inspiring alumni meeting in San Francisco
In connection with the scientific conference AAAS in San José, Uppsala University organized a meeting for alumni and friends in San Francisco 12 Fe...
Uppsala University researchers at AAAS Meeting
From 12 to 16 February the AAAS Meeting, the world’s largest scientific conference, takes place in San Jose, USA. Researchers from Uppsala Universi...
New Uppsala University Scholarship recipients in Hong Kong and New York
Two students, Anna Reibring and Karin Lind, have been awarded Uppsala University Scholarships to work in Hong Kong and New York. Reibring will take...
Five new medal recipients named
This year’s gold Linnaeus Medal is being awarded to Birgitta Bremer, Professor Bergiana at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Director of Be...
Seven Nobel Laureates to give lectures at Uppsala University
It is a long-standing tradition for the Nobel Laureates to be invited to Uppsala University in connection with the annual Nobel Prize ceremony in S...
US Alumni experienced Uppsala for one evening
The 13 November, some 40 Uppsala University alumni and friends gathered at the Harvard Club in New York for a traditional ‘gasque’ and the annual g...
Alumni events in Shanghai and Beijing
During the last week of October, Uppsala University arranged two events for its alumni in China. First an alumni dinner in Shanghai in conjunction ...
Helen Clark gives the 2014 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture
Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will give this year’s Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture 4 November, titled ‘T...
Full house at alumni reception in Tokyo
In connection with the Uppsala choir Orphei Drängar’s tour in Japan, Uppsala University organised activities in both Osaka and Tokyo for alumni and...
Uppsala University welcomes donation for studies in Japan
Mitsubishi Corporation, a Japanese company, has donated SEK 357,000 towards Uppsala University’s student exchange programme with Japan.
New Master’s programmes announced for 2015
The application window for Master’s studies beginning in 2015–2016 has opened today. Uppsala University is proud to announce the availability of th...
Alumnus of the Year 2014: Jan and Maria Berglin
The 2014 Alumnus of the Year award has been awarded to cartoonists Jan and Maria Berglin. They have been chosen for the award for their important i...
Successful alumni event in Moscow
In connection with the Uppsala based choir Allmänna sången performing in Moscow, Uppsala University invited alumni and friends to the concert and a...
New support services for international faculty and staff
As of September 2014, Uppsala University offers extended services to international employees and scholarship holders through the International Facu...
Japanese and Swedish researchers meet at the Sweden–Kyoto Symposium
The 11–12 September, over 60 prominent researchers from the highly ranked Kyoto University will visit Sweden for two days to take part in the Swede...
Carl Linnaeus ranked most influential person of all time
Researchers at the University of Toulouse have used Wikipedia and network theory to rank the world’s most influential people through history. At th...
Proven track record of success for Uppsala’s Global Swede recipient
Despite having spent less than two years in Sweden, 25-year-old Jie Cao from China has already proven to be an extraordinary student with a talent ...
Uppsala hosts important meeting on antibiotic resistance
The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation and ReAct at Uppsala University are gathering some of the world’s leading experts from many sectors – industry, ag...
Successful Alumni Reception in Minneapolis on April 11
Uppsala University is a truly global university and our alumni are a very natural part of our global presence. Back in 2010 the first initiative wa...
Open lecture: Conducting the world’s largest election
Next month, more than 800 million people will cast their votes in India’s general election – the world’s largest election. To mark the occasion, th...