Sweden’s oldest higher learning institution, Uppsala University attracts academics and tourists to its impressive buildings and gardens each year. Founded in 1477, it ranks among the top universities in Europe.
Travellers visiting Uppsala University will find well-placed accommodation at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Uppsala. It’s simple to travel to the university from this city centre hotel in Uppsala by car, public transport or on foot.
Exploring Uppsala University
Uppsala University is located a short walk from Uppsala Castle. It comprises several properties, including the university library, university hospital and many botanical gardens. The oldest of Uppsala University’s botanical gardens is Linnaeus Garden, maintained as an 18th-century botanical garden. The castle’s baroque garden also belongs to the university, having been donated by King Gustav III in the 18th century.
Well-regarded by global academics, the University Library has over five million volumes of books and periodicals on its shelves. Carolina Rediviva is its most famous library, and one of 19 branches.
The University Hospital is in fact older than the school itself, having been established in 1302. Famous names associated with Uppsala University include Anders Celsius, former UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold and co-founder of Skype, Niklas Zennstrom.
Have a memorable stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Uppsala
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Uppsala offers first-rate accommodation within easy travelling distance from the main sites of the university. Prospective students, parents, conference guests and curious visitors will find it simple to get to the university from this hotel.
Book a room at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Uppsala.