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Key figures

Umeå University is one of the nation's leading institutions of higher education, and the largest in northern Sweden. As of 2020, the total number of enrolled students was 36,337, including 885 students at the doctoral level.

Quick facts 2020

The information below is based on the most recent annual report.

Total enrolled students: 36,337, including 35,452 at the bachelor's and master's level (63% female, 37% male) and 885 at the doctoral level (53% female, 47% male).
Employees: 4,197 (54% female, 46% male)
Professors: 310 (31% female, 69% male)
Nationalities represented: 60
Faculties: 4
Departments and units: 39
Research centres (equiv.): 16 (including Umeå School of Education)
Exchange agreements: 857
Partner universities: 399 (in 57 countries)
Annual balance sheet: SEK 4.6 billion

Improvements and changes are constantly occurring on Campus Umeå and Umeå Arts Campus. New buildings have been established and existing buildings have been renovated, modernised and expanded. In order to fully comprehend the size of the main campus, it fills an area of 244,703 m2, which is equivalent to approximately 34 football pitches!