Prizes and distinctions
Each year Uppsala University confers a number of prizes, distinctions, and medals to individuals whose academic or other pursuits have promoted research, education, or the development of Uppsala University or society in general. With its prizes, distinctions, and medals, Uppsala University wishes to recognise outstanding achievements, sacrifices, and efforts, thereby inspiring others to persist in their work at the academy and in society.
- Alumnus of the Year
- Björkén Prize
- Disa Prize
- Distinguished Teaching Award
- Geijer Prize
- Gustaf Adolf Medals
- Holmdahl Prize
- Honorary doctorates
- Linnaeus Medal
- Oscar Prize
- Rudbeck Medal
- Skytte Prize
- Torgny Segerstedt Medal
- Ulla and Stig Holmquist Prize
- Uppsala Student of the Year
- Uppsala University Innovation Prize – Hjärnäpplet
This year’s Johan Skytte Prize winner announced
David D. Laitin, Stanford University, is this year’s recipient of the Johan Skytte Prize, known by m ...
Linnaeus and Rudbeck medallists chosen
This year the Rudbeck Medal is awarded to Professors Olle Eriksson, Inger Sundström Poromaa and Mari ...
Björkén Prize for tumour biology
Christer Betsholtz, professor of tumour biology, has been name the 2020 recipient of the Björkén Pri ...