Welcome to Uppsala and Uppsala University

The 31st EALE Conference will take place 19-21 September, 2019 at Uppsala University, at two locations within walking distance from each other. The walking distance between the city centre hotels and conference locations is about 20 minutes.

About Uppsala University
Uppsala University is the oldest established university in the Nordic countries, founded in 1477. With more than 40 000 students and nearly 5 000 researchers and teachers, Uppsala University is one of the biggest and most esteemed universities in Sweden. This is evident with its solid international ranking every year, aspiring entrepreneurs, and a great number of discoveries least to mention Ångström, Celsius and Linnaeus. Among its alumni, there have been 15 Nobelists, 8 of whom received the award for the work done while in the university.

Learn more about Uppsala University
Uppsala University in brief
Uppsala University – Mission and core values
Uppsala University – Facts and figures

About Uppsala
The city of Uppsala has a rich history, with a significant position in the political, religious and academic life of Sweden extending back to the time of the Vikings. Uppsala has a compact city centre, and most of the hotels are within walking distance from the train and bus stations and the conference venues. Among the historical sights you will find Uppsala Cathedral, the largest cathedral in Scandinavia, and the University museum Gustavianum with its famous Anatomical Theatre.

Five things to do in Uppsala
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About Sweden
Learn more about Sweden