The logo of the tercentenary is based on a picture that was painted by the leading botanical artist of his day, Georg Dilnys Ehret. The painting illustrates Class 10 of the sexual system.
The Linnaeus Celebration
Carl Linnaeus
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Uppsala University

Uppsala University arranges an Internet-based course in English about Linnaeus┬┤ life and sciences. The aim of the course is to give knowledge about the teacher and scientist Carl Linnaeus, from a scientific and historical point of view. Experts on botany, zoology, geology, medicine, history, literature and theology introduce Linnaeus┬┤ different fields of research. The course also focuses on the person Carl Linnaeus, his family and his apostles.

The course runs part time (25 %) from September to January and corresponds to 5 weeks of full-time studies. The course is free of charge - there are no application or tuition fees.

Uppsala University also arranges two similar courses in Swedish: An Internet-based course that runs part time from January to June, and a full time summer course in Uppsala.

For more information see: Biology Education Centre

All information on this web site is from the Linnaeus Tercentenary year of 2007 and has not been updated since. If using texts from this web site, please refer to Linnaeus2007 as the source.
Use of pictures from sit web site is not allowed.

Photographer:  Britt-Marie Lidesten