Welcome to Sweden and Uppsala University Uppsala University is a comprehensive international research university dedicated to advancing science, scholarship, and higher education. It is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. Eight scientists at the university have been awarded the Nobel Prize. For more than 500 years, Uppsala University has been a distinguished seat of learning with rich opportunities for students and researchers at all levels. Our history is part of our strength—but our sights are on the future. Advanced Studies at Uppsala University Uppsala University is a selective university with stringent academic demands. As an Uppsala student you will get a high quality education and access to the very latest research findings. At the same time, you are immersed in a vibrant cultural setting that builds on several centuries of tradition. We offer a variety of master degree programmes that are taught in English. The master degree from Uppsala University is internationally recognised and will provide you with qualifications that are in high demand in both the Swedish and international labour markets. You will also be well prepared to pursue a PhD. Teaching Personnel and Students Uppsala University is renowned for providing a highly diverse educational environment.