Calendar of Events

August 2017

23 August–25 August

Orientation for international students

Other The Orientation consists of a series of lectures and activities that are designed to help international students become acquainted with life in Umeå and studies at our university. It also offers a great opportunity to meet new people and make new friends.

29 August–30 August

1st International Plant Spectroscopy Conference 29-30 August 2017 at KBC

Conference This is the first of a biannual international conference series that International Society for Plant Spectroscopy intend to organise, with the aim of bringing spectroscopy to plant scientists and plant sciences to spectroscopists.


September 2017

6 September at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

7 September at 10:00–14:30

Welcome fair

Other Thursday the 7th of September between 10.00 and 14.30 you are as a student warmly welcome to the Umeå University Welcome Fair which takes place in Universum and Lindellhallen and outdoors on the campus square.

13 September at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

18 September at 09:00–15:00

Welcome Day - introduction to Umeå University

Course/education All new international researchers and staff members at Umeå University are welcome to attend the introduction day arranged by International Staff Support.

20 September at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

27 September at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

28 September at 13:00–15:00

Demonstration of Web-ISP

Course/education Umeå University has developed a web-based system for the Indvidual study plans for doctoral students (Web-ISP). We will show the system for all interested parties. You have to sign up for the event.

29 September at 10:00–11:30

Welcome meeting for accompanying partners

Other Accompanying family members to new international staff/researchers at Umeå University are most welcome to attend an information meeting.


October 2017

4 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

11 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

16 October–18 October

Life on Earth and in the Universe Current State and Future Visions

Workshop The Annual Meeting of the Swedish Astrobiology Network (SWAN), 16-18 October 2017, at Umeå University, in Umeå, Sweden.

18 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

25 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

26 October at 18:00–20:00

Visit to Umevatoriet for international researchers and staff members

Other International Staff Support welcomes international researchers and staff members to a guided tour at Umevatoriet. Family members are also welcome to join.


November 2017

1 November at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

8 November at 13:00–14:30

Reference management with EndNote Online

Course/education Basic introduction to the reference management system EndNote Online.

8 November at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

9 November at 13:00–15:00

Demonstration of Web-ISP

Course/education Umeå University has developed a web-based system for the Indvidual study plans for doctoral students (Web-ISP). We will show the system for all interested parties. You have to sign up for the event.

15 November at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

16 November at 17:00–19:00

After work for international researchers and staff members

Other International researchers and staff members are welcome to an after work in Umeå city centre.

22 November at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

29 November at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.


December 2017

6 December at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

7 December at 17:00–19:00

Christmas celebration for international researchers and staff members

Other International researchers and staff members are welcome to a Swedish Christmas celebration at Universitetsklubben.

14 December at 13:00–15:00

Demonstration of Web-ISP

Course/education Umeå University has developed a web-based system for the Indvidual study plans for doctoral students (Web-ISP). We will show the system for all interested parties. You have to sign up for the event.


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