The Polacksbacken Campus area encompasses the Ångström Laboratory as well as the Information Technology Centre (ITC). One fourth of all doctoral students and undergraduates and one fifth of all employees at Uppsala University work or study at Polacksbacken every day.

The campus area is located in the beautiful surroundings of Polacksbacken about 3 km south of central Uppsala. The departments at Polacksbacken conduct research within a wide range of subject touching all corners of the natural sciences, energy, technology, mathematics and information technology. Education of both scientists and engineers takes place in an environment with a strong research orientation.

The facilities at Polacksbacken campus comprise about 70,000 square metres, which constitutes almost 20 per cent of Uppsala University’s total premises. The campus accommodates about 3,200 full-year students and 1,700 employees. Together they produce about 600 publications and 70 doctoral theses a year, wehich is more than 10 scholarly articles and at least one new doctor a week!

Welcome to the Polacksbacken Campus!

The "New Ångström" Project

The “New Ångström” building project, the largest in the history of Uppsala University, involves two new buildings (Building 9 and Building 10) as well as relocationsthroughout the existing buildings to optimise operations at the Ångström Laboratory. Read more about the project here.

We continually publish information about current and upcoming downtime, shutdowns or other disruptions that may affect people visiting anyone who works at Polacksbacken. Up-to-date building information can be found here.