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About Umeå University

Welcome to the flagship university of northern Sweden!

For more than a half century, Umeå University has been evolving as the premier destination of higher education in northern Sweden. Throughout our proud history, we have remained committed to providing a world-class teaching and research environment that is characterised by excellence, innovation, openness and diversity.

Formally established in 1965

34,000 enrolled students

60 nationalities represented

40 international degree programmes

UID rated as best design school in the world

Over 900 exchange agreements