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A glimpse of life at Umeå University

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

Artificial Intelligence

AI is expanding into many new areas of education and research.


New research reveals invisible meteors

Doctoral thesis paves the way for future space studies.

80 new EU millions for Umeå researchers

18 research projects receive funds from the EU to create new knowledge in everything from health to AI.

How the body is affected by sleep deprivation and darkness

Maria Nordin, associate professor of psychology, explains why sleep is so important for our health.

Upcoming events

Reuben Binns, Associate Professor of Human Centred Computing, Department of Computing Science, the University of Oxford.
AI and the Human in the Loophole
Time 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online via Zoom
A snowboarder in the Arctic monutains in Abisko, Sweden.
Documentary "Tracks" and discussion with Arctic researchers
Time 12:00 - 13:00
Place Folkets Bio, Väven, Umeå
Photo: Hao Wang
Umeå Cognitive Science Day 2022
Time 10:00 - 15:00
Place MIT.A.121 on campus or via Zoom
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.