Uppsala University (UU) in Sweden was founded in 1477 and is one of the highest ranked universities in Northern Europe today. Through its academic breath and depth, Uppsala University offers first-class, multi-disciplinary education. It offers a great variety of basic and advanced-level programs, designed to challenge traditional boundaries between subject areas, attracting students from Sweden and abroad. Uppsala University has student exchange agreements with nearly 500 universities in 50 countries.
The Biological Education Centre (IBG), which is the organization for all undergraduate and Master level education within biology, biotechnology and bioinformatics, organizes the MEME programme at Uppsala University. Uppsala University is among the world leaders in biological research with centers of excellence and strong research groups in such widely differing fields as evolutionary biology, genomics, ecology, limnology, RNA research, biophysics and structural biology.
The local MEME coordinator at Uppsala University is Prof. Dr. Jacob Höglund.