Collaboration programmes, networks and technology platforms

International Collaborations and Networks

The U4Society Network
A network of the universities of Göttingen, Groningen, Ghent, Tartu and Uppsala University. The purpose is facilitate collaboration in education and research.

Tokyo Tech
Uppsala University is partnering with Tokyo Tech, a highly ranked technical university in Japan.

Matariki
A university network with seven members from all over the world:

  • Dartmouth College (United States)
  • Durham University (England)
  • Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Germany)
  • Queen's University (Canada)
  • University of Otago (New Zealand)
  • University of Western Australia (Australia)
  • Uppsala University

More information about Uppsala University's part of a number of university-wide international collaboration networks and regional centres

Research centres

Research centres are a way to consolidate and strengthen research areas beyond conventional subject boundaries, where interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers from several research areas can take place. Some only involve Uppsala University researchers, but many are collaborations with other universities and other partners. View a list of research centres.

Technical Platforms

MAX IV Laboratory
The world's most modern facility for synchrotron light. This allows scientists from around the world to investigate molecular structures and surfaces in more detail than ever before. Uppsala researchers have strongly contributed to developing the MAX IV.

The European Spallation Source (ESS)
The world's most powerful pulsed spallation source, which is currently under construction in Lund. Uppsala University has a mandate to develop new accelerator technology for the facility.

The Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC)
A national computer infrastructure that provides computer resources for large-scale computation operations and storage in all disciplines.