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About Umeå University

Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden's fifth oldest university. Today, we have a strong international presence with students, teachers and researchers from all over the world. As one of the leading comprehensive universities in the nation, we are alive with enthusiasm, innovation, creativity and fresh ideas.

We have developed interaction between research, education, collaboration and innovation that challenges boundaries and plays a crucial role in the region's development.

The University is a dynamic meeting place where interdisciplinary knowledge is generated and disseminated. Creative environments attract students, researchers, teachers and collaborating partners nationally and globally.

Umeå University in Europe
Umeå University in Europe


At a Glance

Established in 1965

32,112 full-time, part-time and distance students

37 degree programmes taught entirely in English

8 Schools and Institutes

900 international exchange agreements

Top-ranked among the world's youngest universities

Campus size: 241,508 m² (ca. 60 acres)

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Contact Information

Postal address:

Umeå University
SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden
Visiting address:

University Liaison Bldg.
Universitetstorget 4

E-mail:
umea.universitet@umu.se
Switchboard:
+46 (0)90-786 50 00
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VAT Reg. No.:  SE202100287401 

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