The Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts

International eminence within the humanities

About the faculty

The Faculty of Arts carries on teaching and research within a wide range of philosophical, historical, anthropological and aesthetic subjects, and also game design.

Basic education includes both free-standing courses and programmes at first-cycle and second cycle level. Around 40 percent of the courses we have to offer are free-standing courses

The research done at the faculty is of high international renown. In some areas of study, the research is world-leading.  

Quick facts

  • Number of full-time students (first and second cycles): 2564
  • Educational turnover: SEK 151 million 
  • Research turnover: SEK 147 million
  • 15 first cycle degree programmes
  • 7 second cycle degree programmes
  • More than 250 courses

(figures for 2016)​

Jobs & vacancies

Would you like to work alongside leading experts in the field? We are always open to welcoming new, outstanding colleagues!

Uppsala is Sweden’s first university – founded in 1477 – and is ranked among the 100 best universities in the world. The work we do at Uppsala to develop research and education is based on knowledge traditions with deep historic roots. 

Uppsala University’s policy is to maintain a good working environment and to offer equal opportunities in all categories of employment within the University. We are therefore pleased to receive applications from individuals with varied background and experience.

Jobs and vacancies at Uppsala University