The Vice-Chancellor's Blog

Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: December 2014

2014 in retrospect

2014 has been a very successful year for Uppsala University. During the year Uppsala University climbed up the rankings and is now, according to all three leading global lists, among the 100 most distinguished universities worldwide. Uppsala is the higher education institution (HEI) in Sweden that receives the largest total sum in grants awarded by […]

Retreat with the University Board

Once a semester, the whole University Board gets together for 24 hours somewhere in the vicinity of Uppsala. On these occasions, the Vice-Rectors also attend the sessions for part of the time. The University Board has scope for discussing strategic issues and obtaining in-depth knowledge of our University. The day before yesterday, we had a […]

U4 meeting in Göttingen

The annual network meeting took place in Göttingen today. U4 is a relatively small, focused university network with four higher education institutions: the universities of Groningen, Ghent, Göttingen and Uppsala. Our cooperation takes place mainly in five academic clusters: Humanities (host: Ghent) Medicine and Pharmacy (host: Groningen) Science and Technology (host: Uppsala) Social Sciences, Economics […]