Department of Physics and Astronomy


Olga Botner, Professor of Physics, is among the Uppsala researchers who help to select Nobel Prize winners. It enables her to learn more about other people’s research fields and investigate her own in depth. Hers is about particles from space that have been found deep down in the ice at the South Pole.

Read interview with Olga Botner

Postgraduate studies

The Faculty of Science and Technology holds the overall supervisory responsibility for postgraduate training. The postgraduate training provides the proficiency and experience necessary for carrying out independent research, over and above the specifications stipulated for basic and advanced level university education.

After graduating you will be well prepared and qualified for a position at the best universities, nationally and internationally, in industry, public agencies, and society in general.

PhD studies

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