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Uppsala Universitet

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

Internationally renowned, Uppsala university has around 40,000 students – nearly 3,000 at the doctoral level – and offers many job opportunities...

Founded in 1477, the Uppsala University proposes three Disciplinary Domains: Arts and Social Sciences, Medicine and Pharmacy, Science and Technology. 

At the cooperation and exchange level, the institution has agreements with approximately 500 foreign universities in 50 countries.
In the case of France, concerned universities are: Paris IV Sorbonne, Rennes II, Paul Cézanne in Marseille, and Poitiers. 

If you are interested in such an experience, the Uppsala Student Union , ELSA (European Law Students Association) and UTN (Uppsala Association Engineering and Science Students) offers the International Buddy Programme to help you before, during and after you have settled in Sweden. 

On the university's website, you can see job opportunities as teacher, PhD and postdoc. 

Furthermore, an additional investment for post-docs was decided this spring by the Vetenskapsrådet (the Swedish Council for Scientific Research, VR): 96 million kronor, about 9 million Euros (see our article  of June 2009) 

Good news : Upsaala university is the most popular in Sweden in hiring postdocs