Rankings and Recognition

Umeå University is among the best young universities in the world according to recent, highly-respected ranking tables. In addition, we are among the global elite in several academic areas. Our objective is to maintain a strong international position as one of Sweden's leading universities.

International Ranking Lists

Ranking

World Rank

Red Dot Institute (for Umeå Institute of Design) 1 (Americas and Europe)
Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17 251-300
QS World University Rankings 2016/17 294
International Student Barometer - for Satisfaction 5 (in Europe)

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 -
Art & Design

51-100
National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking -
Plant and Animal Science
58
US News - 2016 Best Global Universities for Plant and Animal Science 72
NTU Ranking - Agriculture 78
NTU Ranking - Environment and Ecology 105
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 - Geography 101-150
US News - 2016 Best Global Universities for Social Sciences and Public Health 111
US News - 2016 Best Global Universities for Environment/Ecology 117

Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai) -
Life and Agricultural Sciences

101-150

Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai) - Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy 151-200
Times Higher Education - Best Universities in Europe 2016 141-150 (in Europe)
US News - 2016 Best Global Universities in Europe 144 (in Europe)
US News - 2016 Best Global Universities for Clinical Medicine 196

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