Sweden - founded 1477
Uppsala University, founded in 1477, was the first university in Sweden with the honourable missions to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to collaborate with the surrounding community so as to help make the world a better place.
The mission of Uppsala University is to gain and disseminate knowledge for the benefit of humankind and for a better world. The University rests on the idea and fundamental belief that investments in education and research contribute to a better future. The ultimate goal is for research and education to make a difference in society in the long term. Uppsala University will put all its breadth and combined strength into supporting sustainable development, engaging with the wider community and promoting openness and respect. Website: https://www.uu.se/en/