Umeå University in Figures

During the first six years of the 1990s, the total number of enrolled students doubled at Umeå University. Currently, we are concentrating on improving the quality of our undergraduate level education as well as continuing the development of our research and postgraduate level education. Additionally, our vision is to significantly increase the mobility of international student and faculty exchange.

Improvements and changes are constantly occurring on the main campus of Umeå University. Several new buildings have been established during the 1990s. Exisiting buildings have also been renovated, modernised and expanded. In order to fully comprehend the size of the main campus, it's equivalent to approximately 34 football pitches!

Total enrolled students (2013 figures)

(61% women, 39% men
including 1,231 at the postgraduate level (52% women, 48% men)

Employees 4,330 (53 % women, 48% men)
Professors 368 (29% women, 71% men)
Teachers/Researchers 2,106 (46% women, 54% men)
Departments/Units 47
Centres (equiv.) 18 (including Umeå School of Education)
Exchange agreements 800
Partner universities 399 (in 51 countries)
Total size of premises 242,324 m²

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Norrskenet med Lärarutbildningshuset och Samhällsvetarhuset i bakgrunden

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SEK 3,970 m in receipts of which 42% for undergraduate
studies and 58% for research and postgraduate studies


SEK 4,078 m in costs of which 62 % for personnel and 10 % for premises

Contact Information

Henrik Stenwall
SE-901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
University Liaison Building, Level 6

Tel:  +46 (0)90-786 58 88

Mobile:  +46 (0)70-2457781

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