Research Excellence

Umeå University conducts groundbreaking research within several areas - several in which we are among the best in the world - within others regarded as the leaders in Sweden.

Research excellence comprises scientific areas and researchers that Umeå University has chosen to prioritise particularly through long-term funding and quality opportunities for development. This can include groups of researchers or individuals.

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Our Collaboration with Nobel Laureates

Harald zur Hausen
2008 Medicine
Honorary Doctor – Faculty of Medicine

Eric S. Maskin
2007 Economics
Kempe Award Recipient

Roger D. Kornberg
2006 Chemistry
Honorary Doctor – Faculty of Medicine