Student Information

If you need to visit Geo-center you need a campus card. They are distributed at the campus of Evolutionary Biology Centre, Norbyvägen 14-18. NB! Book an appointment at reception-ebc@uu.se beforehand.

Study abroad

The Department of Earth Sciences receive many students and doctoral students from abroad and we pride ourselves of having around 30 nationalities at our department.

As a student here you also have unique opportunities to study abroad. We have own exchange agreements with universities. Other ways of exploring the world is Minor Field Studies for students who want to learn about developing countries and development issues or traineeships at companies, organisations and universities in Europe. 

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PhD Studies

Uppsala University has one of the most comprehensive academic departments of Earth Sciences in Europe, according to international assessments. Its unique width in education and research, and its extensive global fieldwork, contribute to our knowledge about the properties, systems and development of planet Earth.

Become a PhD student at Geo

Study at Campus Gotland

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Uppsala University’s Campus Gotland is located in Visby, the island’s main town. Visby is a medieval town that has been marked as a historical site by the UNESCO World Heritage programme. A popular landmark is the fortress wall dating back to the 13th century, which surrounds the old city.

CEMUS

The education at CEMUS gives you the opportunity to study a wide range of courses within the environment, development and sustainability field. Our interdisciplinary courses aim to complement other courses at Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. They are built on a close collaboration between students, teachers, researchers, university administrators and societal actors.

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Earth Sciences Library

The Earth Sciences Library is a library for researchers, teachers, students and others interested in the field of earth sciences and sustainable development. The library provides you with study places, group working areas and  a special computer with the following software’s installed: ArcGIS, Saga GIS, Quantum GIS. The complete edition of ArkivSök (Arken) is also available. Contact a librarian on duty to be logged in.

  • G E T - Geodata Extraction Tool. Maps and geographical data from SGU (Geological Survey of Sweden), Lantmäteriet, Swedish Transport Administration, SCB (Statistics Sweden) and Swedish Maritime Administration.
  • Research guides - Find literature within the field of earth sciences and sustainable development. Articles, books, subject databases, encyclopedias and much more.