Uppsala University
#66 Overall Influence

Uppsala University

Research university in Uppsala, Sweden

About This School

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Uppsala University is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden. Founded in 1477, it is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation. It has ranked amongst the world’s 100 best universities in several high-profile international rankings in recent years. The university uses “Gratiae veritas naturae” as its motto and embraces natural sciences.

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#37 World Rank
Chemistry
#41 World Rank
Biology
#46 World Rank
Religious Studies
#48 World Rank
Sociology
#55 World Rank
History
#57 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#57 World Rank
Anthropology
#57 World Rank
Literature
#65 World Rank
Philosophy
#91 World Rank
Economics
#101 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#107 World Rank
Physics
#114 World Rank
Law
#117 World Rank
Medical
#118 World Rank
Mathematics
#120 World Rank
Social Work
#131 World Rank
Political Science
#149 World Rank
Psychology
#205 World Rank
Education
#261 World Rank
Engineering
#305 World Rank
Computer Science
#309 World Rank
Nursing
#1048 World Rank
Business

Influential People

Who are Uppsala University's Most influential alumni?

Uppsala University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Biology, and Religious Studies. Uppsala University’s most academically influential people include Carl Linnaeus, August Strindberg, and Emmanuel Swedenborg.

Carl Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus

Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist

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August Strindberg
August Strindberg

Swedish novelist, poet

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Emmanuel Swedenborg
Emmanuel Swedenborg

Swedish 18th century scientist and theologian

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Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Carl Wilhelm Scheele

Swedish chemist

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Svante August Arrhenius
Svante August Arrhenius

Swedish astronomer, chemist and physicist

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Knut Wicksell
Knut Wicksell

Swedish economist

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Jöns Jacob Berzelius
Jöns Jacob Berzelius

Swedish chemist

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Pehr Löfling

Swedish botanist

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Theodor Svedberg
Theodor Svedberg

Swedish chemist

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Hannes Alfvén
Hannes Alfvén

Swedish electrical engineer, plasma physicist and science fiction author , winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize for Physics

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Torbern Bergman
Torbern Bergman

Swedish chemist

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Arne Tiselius
Arne Tiselius

1902-1971, Swedish biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry

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