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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. In 2017, the total number of enrolled students was 33,979, including 978 students at the doctoral level.

Improvements and changes are constantly occurring on Campus Umeå and Umeå Arts Campus. New buildings have been established and exisiting 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!

Quick facts 2017

Total enrolled students: 34,759, including 33,870 at the bachelor's and master's level (61% female, 39% male) and 889 at the doctoral level (50% female, 50% male).
Employees: 4,063 (53% female, 47% male)
Professors: 352 (32% female, 68% male)
Teachers and researchers: 2,117 (47% female, 53% male)
Nationalities represented: 60
Faculties: 4
Departments and units: 39
Research centres (equiv.): 16 (including Umeå School of Education)
Exchange agreements: 900
Partner universities: 399 (in 51 countries)
Annual balance sheet: SEK 4.4 billion