Join the Runic Tour 2015

The American Association for Runic Studies in collaboration with Uppsala University and the American Friends of Uppsala University are pleased to announce the 2015 Runic Tour in the U.S.

Professor Henrik Williams from the Department of Scandinavian Languages at Uppsala University will tour the U.S East Coast and the Midwest to give talks about his research between April 7 and May 6.

In New York City on April 9, a special event will be organised for our Uppsala University Alumni. Please contact Karin Lind at for details and registration to the NYC event, which will be held at the Harvard Club at 6.30 PM.

Help us develop a new cancer treatment

Tumour cells infected by the oncolytic virus.Professor Magnus Essand at Uppsala University has during six years developed and tested a potential new treatment against neuroendocrine tumours. The treatment consists of an oncolytic virus, which has turned out to be remarkably efficient in destroying neuroendocrine tumours in mice.

With enough funding he will be able to start the world’s first human trials with a genetically engineered virus specifically designed to target neuroendocrine tumours.

Help the research move forward by donating to the Oncolytic Virus Fund.

What if Antibiotics Stop Working?

Resistance to antibiotics is an enormous worldwide problem. Almost all bacteria will become resistant to today’s medicine, and within just a few years we will be faced with unimaginable setbacks, medically, socially and economically. Unless we act now.

ReAct is an independent global network for concerted action on antibiotic resistance based at Uppsala University. Learn more about ReAct here.

Contributions to American Friends of Uppsala University are deductible by donors as provided by law. American Friends of Uppsala University is tax/exempt as a charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Join The President’s Club

The President’s Club offers you the opportunity to take an active role in shaping the future of Uppsala University, through financial support and active participation.

Support the Scholarship Foundation!

Help us support US students who want to study in Sweden. Give to AFUU and state “The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York Scholarship Foundation for Study at Uppsala University”.

Donations can be made by credit card or check. You can also donate online:

Adopt a Book

When you adopt a book, you support the library and help preserving a small part of our world heritage for future generations.