Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital together conduct world-class medical research and educate doctors, nurses and specialist nurses. The department of Surgcial Sciences has serveral programmes and courses for first cycle studies, second cycle studies and third cycle studies.
At the Department of Surgical Science we teach parts of the programs for medical education, biomedical education, speech therapist education and nursing education.
At the advanced level, we are responsible for several specializations within the specialist nursing program as well as for a number of specializations and independent courses in surgery, anesthesia, intensive care and pain treatment.
The Department of Surgical Sciences conducts high-quality postgraduate education in a wide range of subjects related to surgery. We have about 200 PhD students who are affiliated with the department. The Post graduate education is mainly located at Uppsala University Hospital.