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Uppsala University
Uppsala universitet
Universitas Regia Upsaliensis.jpg
The University Hall of Uppsala University
Latin: Universitas Regia Ubsaliensis
Motto Gratiae veritas naturae (Latin)
Motto in English
Truth through the grace of God and through nature
Type Public university
Established 1477
Budget SEK 5.9 billion
Rectrix magnifica and Vice Chancellor Professor Eva Åkesson
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 41,470
Undergraduates 18,733
Postgraduates 5,153
Location ,
Campus Urban
Maroon, white
Affiliations Coimbra Group
Matariki Network of Universities
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Uppsala University is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and the oldest university in Scandinavia, founded in 1477. The university rose to importance during the rise of Sweden as a great power at the end of the 16th century and was then given relative financial stability by the large gift from King Gustavus Adolphus in the early 17th century. Uppsala also has an important historical place in Swedish national culture, identity and for the Swedish establishment.

Uppsala belongs to the Coimbra Group of European universities. The university has nine faculties in three 'disciplinary domains'. It has about 20,000 full-time students, and about 2,000 doctoral students. It has a teaching staff of 4,000 (part-time and full-time) out of a total of 6,000 employees.

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