Uppsala 2017

The Nordic Lipidforum Academy 2017

Welcome to The Nordic Lipidforum Academy 2017
in Uppsala, Sweden

Foto: Uppsala universitetsbibliotek, Magnus Hjalmarsson

Foto: Uppsala universitetsbibliotek, Magnus Hjalmarsson

We are very happy to invite you to participate in the 5th Nordic Lipidforum Academy – an introductory course to Lipid Science and Technology, which will be held in Uppsala, Sweden, from Wednesday 23th to Sunday 27th of August, just prior to the 15th EFL Congress and the 29th Nordic Lipidforum Symposium. The course is aimed for PhD-students and industry employees having a focus on lipids, and the following themes will be covered:

  • Basic lipid chemistry ans analysis
  • Lipids as raw materials
  • Lipids in food
  • Lipids in nutrition
  • Lipids in aquaculture
  • Lipids in pharma
  • Lipids oxidation ans anti-oxidants
  • Lipidomics
  • Current frontline in lipid research


For more information, see our Academy flyer here.


Preliminary program is available here.


For registration, please follow this link.

Course prices (SEK/EUR)*:

Members of the Nordic Lipidforum:
Industry: SEK 6750 / EUR 705

Academia: SEK 4500 / EUR 470

Students: SEK 2750 / EUR 290

Non-members: SEK 8250/6000/3850 or in EUR 860/625/400, respectively.
* Price covers academy fee, 2 dinners, 4 lunches, and coffee and refreshments.


At the moment, we have reserved some rooms at the Akademihotellet in Uppsala. The hotel is located close to the University. The hotel offer rooms as follow (University rate):
– Double room is 1109:- SEK (weekend 995:- SEK) breakfast included.
– Single room is 895:- SEK (weekend 795:- SEK) breakfast included.
– Economy Single rooms (room has everything except for a shower, for the guests of these rooms there are shared showers in the corridor). The rate is the same as for ordinary Single room 895:- SEK (weekend 795:- SEK).

Other options:

Here you can find some cheap hotels or youth hostels in Uppsala:

How to arrive Uppsala

The closest airport to Uppsala is Stockholm Arlanda, situated approximately 35km south of the city. Public transport runs between Uppsala and Arlanda frequently, and includes buses, trains and taxis. Depending on the mode of transport you use, it will take between 20 and 45 minutes to travel from Arlanda to Uppsala.

If you would like to take the train from Arlanda to Uppsala, you can purchase tickets from SJ’s website or at the tourist information and train ticket office at the airport. Taking the train will likely be the fastest way for you to travel. Tickets will cost approximately SEK 165. For more information, please visit SJ’s website or UL’s website.

You can also take bus number 801 from Arlanda to Uppsala, and will cost you approximately SEK 100. Tickets can be purchased on board. For more information, please visit UL’s website.

We hope that both the EFL Conference and the nordic Lipidforum Academy, will be a good opportunity for all members of Nordic Lipidforum to enhance competence, strengthen collaboration and maybe establish new acquaintance.

We wish all participants warmly welcome!