Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is Sweden’s first university. It is a broad research university with well-defined missions: to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to collaborate with the surrounding community in various ways to help make the world a better place. Our core strength is our combination of living traditions and constant renewal.
The Faculty for Science and Technology constitutes one third of the university and consists of eleven institutions in the subjects of biology, computer science, physics, earth science, chemistry, mathematics and technology. At the division of Electricity more than 80 employees focus on electricity production from renewable resources.