Uppsala University is the oldest university in Sweden, founded in 1477. A broad research university with a clear mission: to gain and disseminate knowledge for the benefit of humankind and for a better world
The University rests on the idea and fundamental premise that investments in education and research contribute to a better future.
The University aims to offer an inspiring and well-functioning physical, social and cultural environment.
Uppsala University contributes to development and innovation locally and nationally and is an active party in the pursuit of sustainable social development.
Collaboration with the wider community is a natural, integral part of such research and contributes – directly or indirectly – to solutions to the sustainability challenges facing society.
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