Welcome new students!
Congratulations on your admission to Uppsala University, the first university in Sweden.
You have chosen a university that is leading the world in both research and education. Here, you will have the opportunity to shape your own future. Along the way, don’t forget to take advantage of everything that student life has to offer.
Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Anders Hagfeldt
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Sweden, and thank you for choosing Uppsala University. Here, you will learn alongside the current world leaders in research and education, and be given all of the tools and opportunities needed to shape your own future.”
You’re not the first!
Sweden’s first known student was Olle Johansson. He was from Gotland and studied at Uppsala University. He registered at the University in 1477 and studied theology and general philosophy.