News from Campus Gotland and Uppsala University
Welcome to the first issue of the newsletter Horizon Uppsala!
16 september 2015
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Niklas Zennström named Alumnus of the Year 2015
14 september 2015
The title of Alumnus of the Year 2015 at Uppsala University is being awarded to IT entrepreneur Niklas Zennström, current CEO of the investment fir...
Wind power for the future
10 september 2015
Wind power is attracting more and more interest. In Sweden it’s the third largest source of electricity. But research is facing some challenges: Ho...
Uppsala University solidly among top 100 universities
18 augusti 2015
Uppsala University maintains its position as one of the 100 best universities in the world in the latest ranking of global academic performance. In...
Eva Åkesson made Honorary Doctor at the University of Edinburgh
01 juli 2015
The Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University, Eva Åkesson, has been made Honorary Doctor at the University of Edinburgh. The conferment ceremony took ...
Stakeholders invited to discuss education for sustainable development at WEEC
15 juni 2015
SWEDESD and partners are facilitating a number of dialogues and workshops at the upcoming World Environment Education Congress (WEEC) in Gothenburg...
Watch the Uppsala lecture by the Indian president online
03 juni 2015
On June 2, during the official Indian state visit to Sweden, the president of India, H.E. Pranab Mukherjee appeared at Uppsala University, alongsid...
124 new PhDs at the Spring Conferment Ceremony
26 maj 2015
The 29 May is the day of Uppsala University’s Spring Conferment Ceremony. 124 new PhDs and 11 jubilee doctors will be conferred under festive forms...
SWEDESD becomes member of GAP Partner Networks
19 maj 2015
UNESCO is setting up a global community of practice aiming to contribute to the five Priority Action Areas of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ...
Ten Uppsala University subjects ranked top 100
06 maj 2015
Uppsala University is a broad university with world-leading research at all nine faculties. This is reflected in the recently published QS World Un...
A moment of silence at European Higher Education, 27 april
24 april 2015
The European University Association (EUA) has taken the initiative for European universities to unite in a minute of silence on Monday 27 April at ...
Partnership to implement Education for Sustainable Development in Southern Africa
15 april 2015
SWEDESD together with partners and key stakeholders from four countries in Southern Africa will hold an international workshop to explore how natio...
Uppsala University advances in reputation ranking
12 mars 2015
Uppsala University is back among the top 100 in Times Higher Education’s World Reputation Rankings 2015.
Former Vice-Chancellor Martin H:son Holmdahl has passed away
11 mars 2015
Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson has today, 11 March, received notice that Uppsala University’s former Vice-Chancellor, professor emeritus of anesthesio...
Uppsala University welcomes donation for studies in Japan
20 oktober 2014
Mitsubishi Corporation, a Japanese company, has donated SEK 357,000 towards Uppsala University’s student exchange programme with Japan.
New Master’s programmes announced for 2015
16 oktober 2014
The application window for Master’s studies beginning in 2015–2016 has opened today. Uppsala University is proud to announce the availability of th...
Uppsala University advances in new world ranking
02 oktober 2014
Three Swedish universities are among the top 100 when Times Higher Education ranks the world’s best universities in the World University Rankings 2...
New support services for international faculty and staff
25 september 2014
As of September 2014, Uppsala University offers extended services to international employees and scholarship holders through the International Facu...
New world ranking: Uppsala University in 81st place
16 september 2014
Uppsala University reinforces its position as one of the 100 best universities in the world. In the QS World University Rankings for 2014, Uppsala ...
Uppsala University places 60th in the 2014 Shanghai ranking
15 augusti 2014
In this year’s Shanghai Ranking (ARWU), Uppsala University been ranked 60th among the world’s top universities, thereby improving its position by t...