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On this page you will find useful information as a new student at Umeå University. Via the links in the left hand menu you will find more information that may come in handy for you before, during and after your time as a student at Umeå University.

Find your Welcoming letterChecklist before the term startsYour first weeks at Umeå University

Frequenty asked questions

What date does the Autumn 2016 term start?

The official start of the Autumn 2016 term is 29 August 2016. The term ends on 15 January 2017. An Orientation Course for new international students will be held during the final week of August. Find more dates regarding the application process at Important dates. Start and end dates for other terms are available in the Academic Calendar.
Important datesOrientation CourseAcademic Calendar

How can I find a place to stay in Umeå?

Umeå University organises housing for exchange and tuition fee paying students.
International Housing Office

Here's a page where you may also find useful information on how to find a place to stay.

How do I reply to my Notification of selection results?

If you have applied to Umeå University at, you must reply to your Notification of selection results in order to keep the place at the course or programme.
Notification of selection results

If you are an exchange student, you will find information about the admission process via the link below.
Exchange students - admission

More questions and answers

Via the link below you will find more answers to frequently asked questions about who to contact for specific questions, how to get a user account, social activities etc. If you can´t find the answers you seek in these pages, you are always welcome to contact our switchboard at 46 90-786-5000.
FAQ for new students

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Contact Information

Umeå University switchboard

Tel:  +46 90 786 50 00
Text Telephone: +46 90 786 59 00

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Information for Exchange Students

Exchange Students