UF Uppsala

Our history

Since its foundation in 1948, UF Uppsala has been working to encourage debate on foreign politics and international affairs. We organize lectures, radio programs, magazine releases, debates, trips, career workshops, activities and more.

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As a member you get to be part of a collective interested in forming their own abilities, knowledge and opinions in foreign affairs. A valuable chance to build up your network and have a good time with distinct activities and people that share your interests. 

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Over the years, we have invited a variety of influential personalities to hold lectures, we host speakers from environmental activists and journalists to ambassadors and politicians.

Among past lecturers you can find Herbert Tingsten, Per-Anders Fogelström, Alva and Gunnar Myrdal, Olof Palme, Günther Wallraff, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Anna Lindh, Hans Blix, Mohamed El-Baradei, Carl Bildt, Göran Persson, Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-Moon, Jan Eliasson, Stefan Löfven, and Ulf Kristersson. 

The lecture group has the motivation to keep arranging the most relevant meetings with different personalities from all the areas of global politics and society.

Our Trips

Travel Group

Every semester UF Uppsala organizes two trips. During the Autumn semester the destination is within Europe, and during the Spring semester we explore the world a little further.

Check out the experiences from former UF Uppsala members and their adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and beyond!

If you are interested in joining us for our next journey, don’t forget to keep an eye on our social media to get the latest updates or contact the current head of travel.


Uttryck Magazine

 The magazine is politically and religiously independent and the opinions expressed in the articles are from our contributors.

Three issues are sent out to all UF members every year.

Every year, the editorial team seeks different talents to produce the best content quality. If you are interested, get in contact with Uttryck to discover possible opportunities for your career in publishing, journalism, and international affairs.

Latest Articles

Our broadcasts

Radio UF

is a student-led radio program where we discuss a range of topics related to foreign affairs.

We are live on studentradion every Monday 17:00-18:00.

If you are interested in becoming a broadcaster, contact the head of radio. As a member of our team, you will get the chance to contribute from the brainstorming, to producing our content live.

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The largest association of Foreign Affairs in Sweden.

Our opportunities

Career Group

The Career group aims to bridge the gap between students and employers and to give members insight into what a career in foreign affairs can entail. We organize events and projects to bring members closer to their future career.

Our forum

Debate Club

Apart from engaging in a riverting debate about how Bananas should be made Sweden’s national fruit, we often have light hearted talks on geopolitics, culture, economics, justice and law, pop culture, movies, media, climate and sustainability, phylosophy and numerous other ‘issues’ .

A great platform to learn and develop how to think critically and on your feet, practice your public speaking and presentation skills as well as have make great friends you can talk to about literally anything. We love after debate drinks and socials too!

Open to all members. 

We meet every week, the day may vary, so be aware to keep up with the news and with our Facebook group.

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