Department of Physics and Astronomy


The Department of Physics and Astronomy collaborates with schools and society to stimulate interest in science and technology in youth and the general public.

Collaboration within Science and Technology

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is part of the Faculty for Science and Technology. The Faculty of Science and Technology has a common unit for collaboration with schools, industry and society. The faculty organize an annual science festival, ScieFest where our researchers participates and contribute. 


Faculty for Science and Technology

Continuing education for professionals

Within the division of applied nuclear physics, Nordic Academy for Nuclear Safety and Security is located, an interdisciplinary competence platform with researchers and teachers from different universities complemented by experts from regulators, agencies and the industry. Through NANSS we give courses in nuclear safety and security, and about nuclear technology, for professionals in the field. You can find more information on the NANSS pages.

Alumni networks

Uppsala University’s Alumni Network is a network for former students and a meeting place for career development and forging professional contacts.

The Alumni Network is for everyone who has studied or worked, or is working at Uppsala University. Also our honorary doctors, guest researchers, board members and others close to the University are regarded as alumni.

Alumni networks

Research Collaborations

Uppsala is an active participant in a large number of leading international research collaborations such as CERN, ESO, ESA, ESS, GSIIceCube and MAXLab. Over the years Uppsala has been awarded two Nobelprizes through Manne Siegbahn and his son Kai Siegbahn.

Centres and networks

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