UPPSALA UNIVERSITY - [UU], UPPSALA

Uppsala, UpplandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1477Established Year
  25061Enrollment

Uppsala University, the first university of Sweden, was founded in 1477. It is a research university which is located on Gotland, the largest island of Sweden, and ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. Around 35% of the master’s students go on to do a PhD after completing their program from Uppsala university.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Application Portaluniversityadmissions.se
No. of Programs (for international students)Bachelor’s – 4 Master’s – 80+ PhD – 3 areas
No. of campuses11 in Uppsala 1 in Visby
On Campus residenceYes
Residence Permit RequiredYes
Helpdesk4618471 0000

Residence, Campus and Rankings

  • Let’s look at Uppsala University’s position in different international ranking reports:
ARWU Shanghai (2017)63
QS (2018)117
THE (2018)87
Leiden Ranking (2018)128
US News (2018)99
Webometrics (2018)113
  • The students under bachelor’s program are selected on two bases:
    • High School Grades (67%)
    • Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33%)
  • Students are required to have a residence permit for studying in Sweden, whose application fee is 1000 SEK.
  • The university provides guaranteed housing to all its fee-paying non-EU/EEA students.
  • All the international intakes for bachelor’s and master’s programs are done for the autumn semester.

Uppsala University Admissions

  • Application Form: All the students have to apply to the university programs through the national central portal for admission – universityadmissions.se
  • Common requirements: Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Tests: Equivalent to English course 6
  • The application fee: 900 SEK
  • Additional requirements: Copy of passport/other valid ID and other requirements vary from program to program
  • Intake Window: Master’s – 16 October – 15 January (International students only)

English Proficiency Test

For getting accepted in Uppsala, the student can submit any of the below mentioned scores. These scores are equivalent to the accepted English course 6 level taught at the Swedish senior secondary level.

IELTS6.5 or more
TOEFL90 - iBT
575 - PBT
Cambridge Michigan Language Assessment8 CAE, CPE

Tuition Cost

The tuition fee of studying bachelor’s programs is 3,30,000 SEK(total) whereas for studying a master’s program the student will have to pay between 50,000 SEK to72,500 SEK per semester depending upon the chosen program.

Scholarships

Uppsala university offers an array of scholarships to its fee-paying international bachelor’s and master’s students. Some of them have been mentioned below.

  1. Uppsala University/ PK Scholarship
    • Nationality – all international students
    • For – Master’s programs
    • Covers 100% of the tuition cost
  2. Anders Wall Scholarship Foundation for Studies at Uppsala University
    • Nationality – People’s Republic of China
    • For – Bachelor’s and Master’s programs
    • Covers 100% of the tuition cost
  3. The scholarship Foundation of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
    • Nationality - Residents of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong
    • For- Bachelor’s and Master’s programs
    • Covers 100% of the tuition cost
  4. The Scholarship Foundation of the Swedish – American Chamber of Commerce in New York

    • Nationality – American Citizens
    • For- Bachelor’s and Master’s programs
    • Covers 100% of the tuition cost

For other scholarships offered, click here.

Find a Program

Sciences 47 Programs

$32,007 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
Applied BiotechnologyBioinformatics - Biology BackgroundBioinformatics - Computer Science BackgroundBiology - Cell and Molecular BiologyBiology - Ecology and ConservationBiology - Environmental ToxicologyBiology - Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolutionary BiologyBiology - Evolutionary BiologyBiology - Genetic and Molecular Plant ScienceBiology - Immunology and MicrobiologyBiology - Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland WatersBiology - Nabis - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsBiomedicineChemistry - Analytical ChemistryChemistry - Bio and Nano MaterialsChemistry - BiochemistryChemistry - Chemical BiologyChemistry - EACH - Excellence in Analytical ChemistryChemistry - Organic ChemistryChemistry - Physical ChemistryChemistry - Theoretical ChemistryEarth Science - European Palaeobiology Specialisation (Uppsala-Lille)Earth Science - GeologyEarth Science - Hydrology - HydrogeologyEarth Science - PalaeobiologyEarth Science - Physical GeographyInfection BiologyMathematicsMathematics - Applied Mathematics and StatisticsMedical Nuclide TechniquesMedical ResearchMolecular MedicinePhysics - Astronomy and Space PhysicsPhysics - GeophysicsPhysics - MeteorologyPhysics - Nuclear and Particle PhysicsPhysics - Theoretical Physics - Quantum Fields and StringsSustainable and Innovative Natural Resource ManagementSustainable Destination DevelopmentSustainable Destination Development - Applied Heritage PoliticsSustainable Destination Development - Entrepreneurship for Destination DevelopmentSustainable Destination Development - Sustainable Nature-Based DestinationsSustainable DevelopmentSustainable ManagementShow More (40)
2 years
$11,007 - 13,249 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 2 Programs

AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 16,004
Bachelors Tuition Fees$12137.7
Post graduate Tuition Fees$16004.09
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 48,840
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
25,061
International Students
3,508
Male : Female Ratio
44:56
Student : Faculty Ratio
17:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process October 16, 2019
End of Application process January 15, 2019
Application Fee
$ 900
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
80
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 90
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #103
    Score (Out of 100)
    #67.7

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