Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 31 March 2020)

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Information about the coronavirus

Information about the coronavirus for students, faculty and staff  (Updated: 31 March 2020)

"The Umeå spirit is functioning well”
"The Umeå spirit is functioning well”

Interview with Deputy Vice-Chancellor Heidi Hansson on the complete transition to distance education.

 Protective visors for health care made quickly at Curiosum
Protective visors for health care made quickly at Curiosum

The lack of protective equipment in health care has led to the machines running hot at Curiosum.

The Department of Computing Science is expanding rapidly
The Department of Computing Science is expanding rapidly

One of the reasons is the ongoing large investment in AI, autonomous systems and software.

Vital that researchers participate in the public debate
Vital that researchers participate in the public debate

Hans Adolfsson clarifies the important role researchers have in communicating their research to the public.

The University is closing premises
The University is closing premises

Umeå University’s premises, with some exception, will be locked until further notice.

The University is transitioning to online teaching
The University is transitioning to online teaching

Umeå University is following the recommendations to suspend all teaching involving physical meetings.

Quick facts

1965

Formally established

34,237

Total enrolled students

42

International programmes

60

Nationalities on campus