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Social events

Monday June 18th

Norrlands Nation. Photo: David Naylor.

Welcome reception

The Welcome reception will be held at Norrlands nation, one of Uppsalas student nations, in their beautiful building from late 19th century. The evening will include dinner and drinks while mingling in the banquet hall and at the terrace overlooking the Fyris river.


Student nations

Uppsala have thirteen student 'nations', which are student societies that offer accommodations and scholarships as well as social activities such as associations, clubs, pubs, culture, sports and more.



Tuesday June 19th

The university museum Gustavianum. Photo: Staffan Jacobson.

Visit at museum Gustavianum

A guided tour of our largest University museum, Gustavianum, will be offered.
Here you will find items from ancient Egypt, Iron Age boat burials as well as scientific instruments and other objects reflecting the history of the University. In the Anatomical Theater, located at the top floor and built in the late 1600s, dissections were carried out in front of medical students and paying public.
More information can be found here.



Get to know Uppsala

Take the chance to stroll around Uppsala on a guided tour. The guide will take you through the “big five” of Uppsala which includes the cathedral, the University Main Building, Carolina Rediviva, the castle and the Linnaeus garden. The tour takes approximately an hour and a half.



Wednesday June 20th

Uppsala Castle. Photo: David Naylor.

Gala dinner

The gala dinner will be held at Rikssalen (the Hall of State) at Uppsala Castle, located in the heart of Uppsala. Enjoy an evening in the old halls of Gustav Vasa.


Uppsala Castle

The construction of Uppsala Slott (Uppsala Castle) started in 1549, when Gustav Vasa was King of Sweden. Several major events in the history of Uppsala and Sweden took place here. In 1702 the Castle burned to the ground and was then reconstructed in 1740.

Important dates

Deadline for abstract submission

October 31, 2017

November 7, 2017


Notification of acceptance

December 15, 2017


Deadline for extended abstract

April 1, 2018

News

Abstract deadline extended

published October 31st 2017


Abstract submission open!

published September 30th 2017


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