Founded in 1477, Uppsala is Sweden’s first university. Moreover, it is one of the top universities in the world according to major rankings. Eight Nobel laureates have been connected with Uppsala. Notable alumni include astronomer Anders Celsius, physicist Anders Ångström and botanist and zoologist Carl Linnaeus. Uppsala has a strong profile in international research, and with 9 faculties and 50 or so departments, houses over 40 000 students and 2 000 Ph.D. students. Read more about Uppsala University.
The Master’s Programme in International Humanitarian Action is administered by the Faculty of Theology, which is the university’s oldest faculty. The programme is not faith-based and is provided in conjunction with highly qualified researchers and senior lecturers from other disciplines such as cultural anthropology, peace and conflict, women’s and children’s health and law. Read more about the Master’s in International Humanitarian Action at Uppsala.