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  Uppsala University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The oldest university in Scandinavia, it was founded in 1477 on the initiative of the Archbishop of Uppsala Jakob Ulfsson and the Swedish Regent Sten Sture, and with a papal bull from Sixtus IV.
There is some evidence of academic studies in Uppsala during the 16th century; the Faculty of Theology is mentioned in a document from 1526, King Eric XIV appointed Laurentius Petri Gothus (later archbishop) rector of the university in 1566, and his successor and brother John III appointed a number of professors in the period 1569-1574.
The university became prominent in the sciences in the 18th century with names such as the physician and botanist Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778), the father of taxonomy, and his numerous important pupils, the physicist and astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744), inventor of the centigrade scale the predecessor of the Celsius scale, and the chemist Torbern Bergman (1735-1784).
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 Encyclopedia article: Uppsala University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The archbishop of Uppsala was also named as the university’s chancellor (The honorary or titular head of a university), and was charged with the duty to ensure that the rights and privileges of the university and its members were preserved.
The head of the university was to be the chancellor, his deputy was the "pro-chancellor" (always the archbishop (A bishop of highest rank) ex officio).
The governing board of the university is the consistory (A church tribunal or governing body), with representatives of the faculties as well as members representing the students and non-academic employees, and a number of university outsiders appointed by the Swedish government.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/up/uppsala_university.htm   (3110 words)

 Uppsala - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uppsala is the capital of Uppsala County (Uppsala län), and Sweden's ecclesiastical centre, being the seat of Sweden's archbishop since 1164.
Uppsala Cathedral is built in the Gothic style and is one of the largest in northern Europe, with towers reaching 118 metres.
Uppsala is one of 134 towns with the historical City status in Sweden.
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 Encyclopedia: Uppsala University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jakob Ulvsson (died in the spring of 1521), Archbishop of Uppsala and the founder of Uppsala University.
Lund University Lund University (Swedish: Lunds universitet) is a university in Lund in southernmost Sweden.
Uppsala’s bull, which granted the university its corporate rights, was issued by Pope Sixtus IV in 1477, and established a number of provisions.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Uppsala-University   (1117 words)

 Read about Uppsala University at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Uppsala University and learn about Uppsala ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
University of Dorpat (present-day Tartu) in Estonia (1632) and the
Uppsala Castle, visited the university on many occasions; in 1652 she was present at a anatomical demonstration arranged at the castle for the young physician Olaus Rudbeck.
Uppsala County Council in cooperation with the university.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/University_of_Uppsala   (3507 words)

 AllRefer.com - Uppsala, University of (Colleges, International) - Encyclopedia
Uppsala, University of, at Uppsala, Sweden; founded 1477 by Sten Sture, the Elder, and Archbishop Jakob Ulvsson.
It is the oldest university of N Europe and has ranked among the world's great universities since its reorganization.
The university's library contains more than 1 million volumes and about 20,000 manuscripts, notably the Codex argenteus of Bishop Ulfilas The university has faculties of theology, law, medicine, arts (historical-philosophical and linguistic), social science, science, and pharmacy and an institute of cancer research.
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 Systematic Botany, Uppsala University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In Uppsala he hurried to the botanical garden, now sadly neglected, where he was discovered by the dean of the cathedral, Olof Celsius (uncle of Anders Celsius of centigrade fame) who was interested in botany and introduced Linnaeus to Olof Rudbeck jr.
The ground s also contained buildings for the university's - or rather the professor's - collection of live animals: from a raccoon to guinea pigs, peacocks, and a selection of mischievous monkeys that spent the summer at the end of a long chain in little boxes on high poles in the garden.
Today the visitor to Uppsala is welcome to see his home and his garden, Linnéträdgården, his country home just outside the city, Linné's Hammarby, study his venerable bay-trees at the Botanical Garden, or walk in his footsteps along the marked trails where he ones had his "Herbationes".
www.systbot.uu.se /history/linnaeus.html   (1117 words)

 Education at Uppsala University- Welcome!
Uppsala University is a research university of great diversity in education and research across nine Faculties in three Disciplinary domains - Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine and Pharmacy, and Science and Technology.
Uppsala students have access to the very latest research findings but at the same time are immersed in a living cultural setting that builds on several centuries of tradition, including a wealth of student activities at the ancient nations.
Uppsala University boasts agreements for student exchange with 400 universities in 40 countries all over the globe.
www.uu.se /Education   (171 words)

 Welcome to Uppsala University
In a large number of fields, Uppsala University occupies a frontline position, in both national and international terms.
Uppsala is associated both nationally and internationally with dynamic growth when it comes to investment in new companies – above all in the field of biotechnology.
For the future of Uppsala it is imperative that we further strengthen and expand our connections with Swedish business and society in our undergraduate education and research.
info.uu.se /fakta.nsf/sidor/welcome.to.id16.html   (425 words)

 Uppsala University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Uppsala University Founded in 1477, Uppsala is the oldest University in Scandinavia, and it is a well-known international research center.
Students at Uppsala University take one course at a time, in a manner similar to the U.S. block system.
Uppsala, the fourth largest town in Sweden, has the charm of a small town and the opportunities of a big city.
www.umass.edu /ipo/old/uppsala.html   (517 words)

 International Office
If you have general questions on admission to Uppsala University the quickest way to find out is to check our step-by-step guide or to read our FAQ's.
If you are an exchange student coming to Uppsala University, you will find more information under "Information for exchange students".
Uppsala universitet är bäst på internationalisering bland svenska lärosäten.
www.inter.uadm.uu.se   (267 words)

 Faculty of Medicine at Uppsala University
Uppsala University encourages multidisciplinary collaboration and is continuing to expand its campus areas and centers for cooperation among several different fields.
Uppsala University is responsible for several national strategic research programs.
During the year the College of Nursing changed principals, and its activities were transferred from the County Council of Uppsala to the Faculty of Medicine at Uppsala University.
www.medfak.uu.se /english   (939 words)

 Julian Ilicki: The Bergman Affaire
Professor Jan Hjärpe of Lund University, an expert on Islam, and Dr Jan Bergman, Professor of the History of Religions, especially religions of the Middle East, at the Faculty of Theology at Uppsala University.
The letter was addressed to the Board of the Faculty of Theology, the Board of Governors of the University and to the Vice-Chancellor (in Swedish: rektor) of Uppsala University.
Following these developments, the Board of Governors of the University at a meeting 25 April accepted a statement proposed by Vice-Chancellor Strömholm, in which the University condemns antisemitism and welcomes the new signals from the Faculty of Theology.
www.soc.uu.se /staff/texts/ji_bergman.html   (2304 words)

 Uppsala University
Uppsala University or Uppsala universitet is a state university in Uppsala, Sweden.
Founded in 1477, it is the oldest university in Scandinavia.
There are also a separate Uppsala School of Engineering, and a Uppsala Astronomical Observatory.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/u/up/uppsala_university.html   (295 words)

 Uppsala University Equestrian Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Uppsala university wish to welcome you to one of the oldest equestrian departments in the world.
In the past the Academy's major responsibility was to educate the officers of the Swedish Cavalry, but today, its major role lies in the education of its members for the purposes of sport and recreation.
The Academy Stable is located close to the centre of the historical city of Uppsala, and is not only adjacent to a number of the University's educational institutions, but is also favoured by a close proximity of a number of large parkland areas.
www.riding.uu.se   (166 words)

 Uppsala University --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Swedish Uppsala Universitet state-sponsored coeducational university at Uppsala, the oldest institution of higher learning in Sweden.
The most famous figure associated with the university was the 18th-century Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus.
The university's library, the Carolina Rediviva, is one of Sweden's largest and contains the illuminated manuscript Codex Argenteus, which is the only extant manuscript of Bishop Ulfilas' 4th-century translation of the Gospels into the Gothic language.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9074405   (190 words)

 Uppsala University --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Originally known as Östra Aros, it was founded as a trading post at the head of navigation on the Fyris River at a point a few miles from Gamla (Old) Uppsala, which was the political and religious centre of the ancient kingdom of Svea.
From the 13th to the 15th centuries, studia generalia or universities proliferated in central and northern Europe and were usually modeled on the University of Paris.
Although the earliest was Prague, which existed as a studium in the 13th century and was chartered by Pope Clement VI in 1348, perhaps no medieval university achieved a more rapid and permanent success than...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9074405?tocId=9074405   (710 words)

 Uppsala University - Wikimedia Commons
Uppsala University is a university in Uppsala, Sweden, founded in 1477.
Originally the garden of Uppsala Castle, donated by King Gustav III of Sweden to the university, replaced the Linnaean garden and has later been expanded
The old botanical garden, originally founded by Olof Rudbeck in 1655, later re-planned by Carolus Linnaeus, now kept as a museum of 18th c.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Uppsala_University   (187 words)

 Evolutionary Biology Centre - EBC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
EBC answers for most of Uppsala University's research and education in biology.
Evolutionary biology comprises research touching on evolutionary processes at all levels, from molecular evolution and the evolution of genetic systems, organs, and immune systems to the evolution of local adaptation and social behaviours in natural populations, processes behind the development of new species, and the systems of organisms.
EBC hosts a number of research programmes (presented in the left column) which are each specialized and also involved in cooperations with other EBC-programmes and other fields and Universities.
www.ebc.uu.se /index_eng.htm   (246 words)

 TSL - The Svedberg Laboratory
The TSL is a university facility, based in Uppsala, Sweden.
The main activity of TSL is based on an agreement between Uppsala Academic Hospital and Uppsala University about proton therapy.
There will still be some time for basic (academic) research and in this case the experiments should be associated to Uppsala University or to EU projects.
www.tsl.uu.se   (121 words)

 Information for incoming exchange students
Uppsala University has over 430 exchange programmes with Universities in 48 countries around the world.
Study Abroad 2005-2006 at Uppsala University (pdf, 48 kb)
Uppsala University offers a wide range of courses given in English, find interesting courses and plan your studies in Uppsala Programmes and Courses Taught in English
www.inter.uadm.uu.se /students.html   (273 words)

 Uppsala University Complex Systems working group
Go to the complex systems working group directory (access restricted to Uppsala University employees only).
Barry Parker, Chaos in the Cosmos: The Stunning Complexity of the Universe, Plenum Press, 1996.
Lewis Wolpert, The Triumph of the Embryo, Oxford University Press, 1993.
www.plasma.uu.se /ComplexSystems   (1959 words)

 Theses from Uppsala University : Start Page/Search
The database contains the theses of Uppsala University from 1998 to date as well as some theses from 1997.
As from September 2000 1283 comprehensive summaries and 82 monographs have also been published in full-text.
publications.uu.se /theses/index.xsql?lang=en   (78 words)

 Feature Interaction Research at DoCS, Uppsala University
University of Montreal, CRIM Canada (P Dini and G v.
University of Ottawa Canada (L Logrippo and B Stepien)
University of Sherbrooke Canada (M Frappier, A Khoumsi and A Hamza)
www.docs.uu.se /docs/fi   (840 words)

 Classical Electrodynamics, Uppsala University
the Advanced Instrumentation and Measurements (AIM) graduate programme at the Section of Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
Recent and upcoming final exams including the written problems given at actual final exams, complete with solutions (in English)
On-line final exam registration (handled by Uppsala University School of Engineering)
www.plasma.uu.se /CED   (334 words)

 Uppsala University Library
Ask the Librarian on Duty at Uppsala University Library
New exhibition at Carolina Rediviva: The Call of the Orient - The Professorship of Semitic Languages at Uppsala University 400 years, 3 June 2005 - 3 May 2006
OPUS : On-line Publication Documentation System for Uppsala University
www.ub.uu.se /eindex.cfm   (93 words)

 AGATA at Uppsala University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
AGATA is a research and development project with the aim of building a 4pi gamma-ray spectrometer of the next generation.
Simulations and Data Analysis Working Group (Johan Nyberg, University of Uppsala)
Physics and event simulation of key experiments (Enrico Farnea, University of Padova)
www.nsg.tsl.uu.se /agata   (448 words)

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