About Umeå University

Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden's fifth oldest university. Today, we have a strong international and multicultural 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, creativity and fresh ideas.

We constantly strive towards being one of Scandinavia and Europe's best environments for education, research and community engagement that meets the challenges of an ever-increasing global society.

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At a Glance

Over 31,000 full-time, part-time and distance students

31 degree programmes taught entirely in English

242,324 m² (Campus Umeå)

8 Schools and Institutes

900 international exchange agreements

Ranked 24th in the world of universities under 50 years old. 1st in the Nordic countries.

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Contact Information

Postal address:

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

University Liaison Bldg.
Universitetstorget 4

+46 (0)90-786 50 00
Org No. 2021002874 
VAT Reg. No.:  SE202100287401 

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