According to Wikipedia,
Uppsala University is a public research university in Uppsala, Sweden. Founded in 1477, it is the oldest university in Sweden and the Nordic countries still in operation. The university rose to significance during the rise of Sweden as a great power at the end of the 16th century and was then given relative financial stability with a large donation from King Gustavus Adolphus in the early 17th century. Uppsala also has an important historical place in Swedish national culture, and identity and for the Swedish establishment: in historiography, literature, politics, and music. Many aspects of Swedish academic culture in general, such as the white student cap, originated in Uppsala. It shares some peculiarities, such as the student nation system, with Lund University and the University of Helsinki.
Uppsala University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
Uppsala University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Biology, and Religious Studies. Here are some of Uppsala University's most famous alumni:
Uppsala University's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Chemistry, Biology, and Religious Studies. Here are some of Uppsala University's most famous alumni: