Uppsala University, founded in 1477, is the oldest university in Sweden with venerable traditions from Linnaeus, Celsius, Angstrom and at the same time the newest. The university rests on the stable ground of scientific and educational experience within the eight faculties of Theology, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, History-Philosophy, Languages, Social Sciences, and Science and Technology. There is also a new virtual IT Faculty for research and education. Uppsala University has one of Sweden's largest faculties of science and technology and the only faculty of pharmacy. Today Uppsala University has 37 000 students and 5 500 employees.