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A glimpse of life at Umeå University

For nearly 60 years, Umeå University has been the premier destination of higher education in northern Sweden.

Experience Umeå!

Here are the top 10 reasons to live and study in Umeå - one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden.

Featured stories

Three prioritised research areas appointed

Umeå University is investing just over SEK 50 million on three prioritised research areas.

Jennie Ekbeck at Umeå Biotech Incubator receives an honorary doctorate

The Honorary Doctor of the Year 2023 has been appointed at the Faculty of Science and Technology.

New insight into cell-killing proteins

Neutron reflectometry gives new understanding of how a protein that removes damaged cells in the body works.

Upcoming Events

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Discover Curiosum this summer!
Time 10:00 - 17:00
Place Curiosum, Östra strandgatan 32, Arts Campus, Umeå
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Lunchtime Workshop on Implementing Bystander Intervention Training
Time 12:00 - 13:00
Place Zoom (link upon registration)

Research and Innovation

The revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool

CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered here by Emmanuelle Charpentier, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Open climate for groundbreaking research

Many testify that Umeå University has an ideal environment for interdisciplinary and innovative research.

Our Priorities

Climate and sustainability

Umeå University's ambition is to actively contribute to the sustainable transition of society.

Vision and strategies

The vision and basic values form the basis for how students and staff should treat each other and the planet.

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