Uppsala University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
106

Uppsala, Sweden

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    56.6
  • Teaching
    48.6
  • International outlook
    56.3
  • Industry income
    44.1
  • Research
    63.9
  • Citations
    58.2

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.