Discover what the student city of Uppsala has to offer - fine old traditions, festivities and famous cultural sites.
Are you thinking of studying or just want to discover what the student city of Uppsala has to offer? Are you studying in Uppsala and being visited by loved ones who want to see the best the city has to offer? Here you’ll find everything you need to know.
Uppsala – the University City
In Uppsala there are two universities, Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is the oldest university in the Nordic region. The universities are a significant part of the city with their many students, successful research and rich history.
Every autumn around 10,000 students start their education at one of our universities.
Things you don’t want to miss
Visit the University Hall, the university museum, Gustavianum, and the university library, Carolina Rediviva. There are also other places of interest in the city that are associated with the universities.
Uppsala has a wealth of attractions, most within walking distance. Want to know more about the university's history or visit a Linnaeus memorial? Browse through the wide range of excursions, museums, cosy cafés and shopping areas in one of the city's malls or shops.
Welcome to Uppsala Tourist Information
Contact Uppsala Tourist Information if you would like to know more about Uppsala.