Uppsala University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
87

Uppsala, Sweden

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    55.2
  • Teaching
    47.2
  • International outlook
    59.1
  • Industry income
    43.4
  • Research
    65.1
  • Citations
    53.3

The oldest university in the Nordic countries, founded in 1477, it dominates the town and has many traditions, such as lectures starting at a quarter past the hour for its 20,000 students and 3,600 academic staff. Its work ranges over three disciplinary domains: arts and social sciences; medicine and pharmacy; and science and technology.