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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.

Open climate for groundbreaking research

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

Featured news

Goal: to reduce pandemics

Umeå University has a leading role in an international project to reduce the risk of pandemics.

Digitalisation – a threat to climate change or a solution?

Symposium gathered researchers from different fields to talk about digitalisation and clime change.

"My time at Umeå University helped me achieve my career goals"

Alumnus Asim Mehmood from Pakistan hopes to make a long-lasting impact in his community and beyond.

Upcoming events

Grafitti on wall with the text: What now?
Norrland - the land of the future?
Time 13:00 - 14:30
Place Social Sciences Building, SAM.A.230
View over Cape Town.
Casual alumni meet up in Cape Town
Time 20:00 - 21:30
Place Southern Sun The Cullivan
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Admissions results published - international master's programmes
Time 12:00 - 23:59
Place Umeå University
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.

Facts and figures

Get a quick snapshot of Umeå University in numbers.