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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.

Open climate for groundbreaking research

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

News and updates

Research to spread light on long COVID uncertainties

Postcovid is a growing social problem, and we still know very little about it.

Umeå Energi collaborates with doctoral students on environmental issues

The Industrial Doctoral School projects provide important knowledge for the future.

Rise in applications to international master’s programmes

The number of applicants for programmes starting in autumn 2023 has increased by over 20 per cent.

Upcoming events

Martin Rosvall, professor vid institutionen för fysik.
AI Hackathon Pitch event
Time 14:00 - 16:00
Place MIT-Building Atrium
A girl is floating around in the Space, in front of the planet Mars
Space and Rally at Curiosum
Time 10:00 - 17:00
Place Östra strandgatan 32, Arts Campus
Jean-Daniel Kant, Associate professor at Sorbonne University.
AI: How to make better decisions in a complex world?
Time 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online 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.