Experience the different history of the Nordic region's oldest university; hear about the founding to be better than the Danes, brutal student housing in the 17th century, the university as a city in the city with its own judges, prisons, police, craftsmen, etc. and the student in the 18th century who signed a contract with the devil. 2 people are required for the tour to run.
We walk around central Uppsala with a focus on the buildings, professors and student housing that are preserved. Hear about Celsius, Rudbeck and Linnaeus and students.
Uppsala University, Anno Domini 1477, is the oldest in the Nordic countries and has many different sad, dreary and exciting stories attached to it. The guide is led by an authorized Uppsala guide.
You will hear everything from the brutal 17th century student inaugurations, the professor who was rumored to sell essays to the students and how the feud between Denmark and Sweden gave Uppsala its university. You will hear how it came about that the university had to buy back a gift from the king by one of the university's builders