About us

The Department of Economics is located in Ekonomikum on Kyrkogårdsgatan 10 in Uppsala. The department has around 100 employees from about ten different countries.

The Department of Economics

Each year about 1,000 students participate in our courses on undergraduate (BA), graduate (MA) and doctoral level. Researchers at the department are frequently engaged as experts by the government and by the media, and interact with the society at large in a number of ways.

Economics at Uppsala From Berch to Lindahl/Palander

Organisation

The department is managed by the Head of Department and the board of the department. The board decides on guidelines for the department’s activities, monitors that these guidelines are followed and decides on matters submitted to the board. The Head of Department, the Deputy Head of Department and the directors of studies are responsible for the direct management of the department’s activities and that the board’s decisions are implemented.

Directors and board members

Work Environment and Equal Treatment

The Department of Economics is working actively to guarantee all employees and students equal rights and opportunities, and to ensure that no one faces discrimination due to sex, transgender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. In addition, the department is working actively to ensure a good working environment for both employees and students.

The Environment group and the Committee for equal opportunities

Plan for work environment efforts 2018