Uppsala University
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: Sweden
Found Year: 1477
Address: S:t Olofsgatan 10 B
Introduction

Uppsala University is a full-range university which provides education and research in nine faculties: theology, law, arts, languages, social sciences, educational sciences, medicine, pharmacy, science and technology. The university was founded in 1477 which makes it the oldest in the Nordic countries. Uppsala University offers some 60 programmes for beginners, about 50 master programmes, and some 2.000 single subject courses. This attracts 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students which corresponds to about 23,500 full-time students and every year some 4,500 undergraduate and graduate degrees are conferred. The university also offers some 30 international master programmes and has agreements for student exchange with 500 foreign universities in 50 countries. Postgraduate education includes 2,300 doctoral students (50% women). * About 300 doctorates and about 80 licentiate degrees are conferred each year. * 4,000 publications each year. * About 3,400 teachers/researchers (40% women). * Some 600 full professors (22% women). * Costs: Nearly 70% goes to research and postgraduate education. About 50% of research is funded by external sources. Uppsala is quite a small city (200.000 inh.) and it is to an extent dominated by the university and its students especially during semesters. The unique concept of student nations provides for an environment where academic tradition and modern student life can meet.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
63
2017
63
2018
62
2019
77
2020
78
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
25
Nursing
27
Physics
45
Political Sciences
47
Geography
51-75
Water Resources
51-75
Public Health
51-75
Ecology
76-100
Key Statistics
26045
Total Enrollment
15.0%
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