Welcome new students!
Congratulations on your admission to Uppsala University, the first university in Sweden. You have chosen a university that is leading the world in both research and education. Here, you will have the opportunity to shape your own future. Along the way, don’t forget to take advantage of everything that student life has to offer.
Higher Education in Sweden
Programmes, courses, levels, and credits
Explore the campuses
Have a closer look at our campus areas in Uppsala and Visby!
Experience student life
Enjoy the student unions, nations and other student organisations
Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Eva Åkesson
"It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Sweden, and thank you for choosing Uppsala University. Here, you will learn alongside the current world leaders in research and education, and be given all of the tools and opportunities needed to shape your own future"
International Student Guide
The International Student Guide is designed to help you prepare for life in Sweden and at Uppsala University. It contains practical information about the university, student life, and the rules and regulations that apply.
You're not the first!
Sweden’s first known student was Olle Johansson. He was from Gotland and studied at Uppsala University. He registered at the University in 1477 and studied theology and general philosophy.