The Department of Earth Sciences

Learn about our planet, the development of life, natural resources, energy resources, environment and climate, natural disasters and sustainable development. 

About us

The Department of Earth Sciences at Uppsala University has over 280 employees and teaches aound 3700 students every year. Our focus is on research which means that 75% of what we do is research and 25% is education. Around 30 nationalities are represented at the department. 
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Sustainable Developement
Research and education in sustainable development at the Department of Earth Sciences rests on an interdisciplinary approach to UN´s 17 sustainability goals regarding Earth science, natural resources and society.
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Last modified: 2022-11-29