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Nordic countries start new Master’s in social work

Nordic countries start new Master’s  in social work

Education An international two-year Master in Social Work and Welfare within a Nordic Perspective will start this autumn. Umeå will be one of three Nordic universities hosting the degree programme.


With Sami health in mind

Per Axelsson vid Vaartoe, Umeå universitet.SOCIETY Indigenous peoples’ health is generally worse than the average population. The difference in life expectancy can be as high as 15 years. But in order to explain the Swedish health situation, an important piece of the puzzle is missing.

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Finding accommodation

A top priority for new students in Umeå is to secure a place to live. In order to proceed with accommodation arrangements, it is important to understand what type of housing is right for you.

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New student?

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Umeå University.

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TEDxUmeå 2017

Listen to epidemiology researcher Klara Johansson’s TED Talk on myths and truths on world statistics based upon Hans Rosling’s fact-based world-view.

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