2 July 1477: The University’s charter is signed.1600 The University’s first documented degree conferment ceremony in philosophy was in 1663. Student nations were recognized by the University Board.
In 1741, Linnaeus became professor of medicine.In 1893, Alfred Nobel was awarded an honorary doctorate at Uppsala University.Education at Uppsala University is characterised by its association with research. Students acquire up-to-date knowledge as well as the skills and capacity for independent and critical thinking. Highly qualified teaching staff are responsible for the pedagogical quality of education and for ensuring that the education we offer is grounded in scientific and scholarly progress.
Together, teachers and students take shared responsibility for creating learning environments characterised by active student participation and engagement.