Uppsala University

Sweden

Public

Uppsala University

Uppsala, Sweden

Public

Autumn, Spring

Intakes

75%

Acceptance Rate

16.5:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

42:58

Male: Female Ratio

Autumn, Spring

Intakes

75%

Acceptance Rate

16.5:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

42:58

Male: Female Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings 

Founded in 1477, Uppsala University was initiated by Archbishop Jakob Ulvsson of Uppsala in Sweden. It was Scandinavia's first university, with only a few professors and perhaps 50 students. By the end of the 16th century, the Protestant clergy had established a firm grip on religious teaching. In 1593, the Church council in Uppsala voted to restore the university's rights, and on March 15, 1595, the new charter was signed. For 5 centuries, the institution has provided high-quality education in a variety of subjects. The University is accredited by the Coimbra Group, the European University Association, and the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities. According to the QS World University Rankings 2022, Uppsala University is ranked #124, and as per Times Higher Education Rankings, it is placed at #131. Furthermore, the U.S. News Best Global Universities rankings 2022 places the university at #113 globally. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Uppsala University offers teaching in law, humanities, science and technology, languages, social sciences, educational science, and theology from its many campus buildings in Uppsala and a campus in Visby, Gotland. Blasenhus provides Pedagogy, Educational Studies, Didactics, and Psychological instruction and research. The Blasenhus Library, the Uppsala Child and Baby Lab, and the Experimental Classroom are all located there. Ekonmikum provides courses such as history, informatics and media, economics, statistics. The English Park Campus houses the Karin Boye Library, Hugo Valentin Centre, and the Humanities Centre. Gamla Torget Campus provides education in politics, law and conflict research and housing. The Uppsala Biomedical Centre (BMC) is one of Europe's largest life sciences centres, with programmes in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biology, and Dietetics. Evolutionary Biology Centre (EBC) provides education in evolutionary processes and biology, as well as research facilities in Physiology, Environmental Toxicity, and Developmental Biology. The Museum of Evolution, which includes zoology, palaeontology, and botany, is also located there. Uppsala University provides 144 Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes, as well as 1,922 self-contained courses in different fields of study. 

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Uppsala University was the first Nordic university that has immensely grown to become an ecosystem of collaboration and innovation. The University along with the Uppsala University Hospital constitutes over 3000 nurses, physicians and other medical staff conduct world-leading research and discover treatments for serious diseases. Uppsala University has a global alumni network of over 28,000+ alumni who live and work in 142 countries worldwide. There are 15 Nobel Laureates among the University's graduates, with eight of them receiving their awards for discoveries made during their stay at Uppsala University. Carl Linnaeus, Anders Celsius, and Olof Rudbeck the Elder are just a few of Uppsala University's notable scientists

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The institution has approximately 50 academic departments and over 40,000 students as well as 5,000 lecturers and researchers. It collaborates with over 400 universities all around the world to provide exceptional student exchange programmes. By forming agreements with a variety of good employers, the college also provides students with excellent career prospects and employment chances in the companies such as Nordea, Uppsala University Hospital, Microsoft, Academic Work and Captiva.

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International Students %

12%-17%

International Students %

12%-17%

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

Rankings

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Global Ranking

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Times-2021

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Global Ranking

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USN-2022

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Times-2021

63

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Shanghai-2020

131

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Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available each year for fee-paying international students who are applying to an international Bachelor’s or Master's programme at Uppsala University.

Eligibility

Varies

Applicability

In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must first submit an application for a Bachelor's or Master's programme at Uppsala University

Uppsala University provides this scholarship to International Students pursuing Master’s programmes.

Eligibility

- Be an International Student from a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland, who demonstrates academic talents and shows interest in being in an educational environment

Applicability

Fill Form by 29 August 2022

Uppsala University provides this scholarship to International Students pursuing Master’s programmes.

Eligibility

Be an International Student from a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland.

Applicability

Complete Admissions Form

The scholarships are only available to students who are applying for the autumn semester. This scholarship is open to international students from any country.

Eligibility

The student must have applied for a master’s degree at a European university, must meet the university’s entry requirements, which include an undergraduate degree and language requirements for the program, must have or be eligible for a Swedish student visa, and must not be a Swedish resident.

Open to PhD Students from some international countries (including India) pursuing a course in Computer Sciences

Eligibility

Be a Full Time Doctoral Student in Computer Sciences Programme from an eligible country

Applicability

Fill Submission Form

The Uppsala University International Scholarship Fund aims to attract and support ambitious students, giving them financial aid to continue their studies during the coming academic year 2022/2023.

Eligibility

You must have been registered as a full-time student since you started a study program at Uppsala University.

Applicability

A complete scholarship application must be submitted no later than 27 February 2022 at 23:59 Central European Time.

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution.
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

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FAQs

This 543-year-old Swedish higher-education institution has a stringent admission process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This Swedish higher education school is somewhat selective, with admission rates ranging from 70 to 80 per cent.
This 543-year-old Swedish higher-education institution has a stringent admission process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This Swedish higher education school is somewhat selective, with admission rates ranging from 70 to 80 per cent.
Uppsala University is a multidisciplinary international research university dedicated to the advancement of science, scholarship, and higher education. According to Top Universities, it is one of the top 100 universities in the world.
Uppsala University is a multidisciplinary international research university dedicated to the advancement of science, scholarship, and higher education. According to Top Universities, it is one of the top 100 universities in the world.
Uppsala University is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world on a global scale. UU has been providing professional and pedagogical education, using the highest academic standards, and conducting research that makes a genuine difference for over 500 years.
Uppsala University is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world on a global scale. UU has been providing professional and pedagogical education, using the highest academic standards, and conducting research that makes a genuine difference for over 500 years.
Uppsala University provides a diverse range of English-taught Master's programmes. Foreign and Swedish students holding a Bachelor's degree (a Swedish Kandidatexamen) or an equivalent degree are usually eligible.
Uppsala University provides a diverse range of English-taught Master's programmes. Foreign and Swedish students holding a Bachelor's degree (a Swedish Kandidatexamen) or an equivalent degree are usually eligible.

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