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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 26 February 2021)


Communications Office

The Communications Office is responsible for university-wide external and internal communication. Please turn to us if you have questions within the following areas:

  • Ceremonies such as the Annual Ceremony and events such as Culture on Campus
  • Research communications
  • Photography and film
  • Internal communications
  • Translations
  • National student recruitment
  • Press issues
  • Visual identity
  • Web development



Anja Axelsson
Anna Lawrence

English-Swedish translator and communications officer. I coordinate the Language Council. I am also communications officer in the Crisis Management Team during COVID-19.

Anna Lundström
Anna Svanbeck

Web content manager, web development and system management in publishing systems for webb.

Boel Elmroth

Web content manager with special focus on research projects and research groups.

Cecilia Nilsson
David Meyers

Web Editor for the university's central pages (Swedish and English sites) and Social Media Manager with responsibility for publishing, content, oversight, and interaction.

Elin Sköld
Elizabet Westerlund

I am communications officer at the Communications Office working wit IT related communication.

Erik Vesterberg

I work with the university websites but focus most on the intranet Aurora and web statistics.

Gabriella Dekombis

I work with graphic design at Inhousebyrån at the Communications Office.

Hans Karlsson

Graphic designer and filmproducer at Inhousebyrån. Livebroadcasting.

Ida Åberg

I work with graphical design, and produce digital and printed products and web design.

Johanna Fredriksson
Johanna Nordström
Jonas Ericson

I mainly work as Project Manager for events, for example Culture on Campus.

Jonas Lidström

Communications officer working in the Human Resources Office.

Jonas Mattebo

I work with web related issues and the development of the university's external website

Lina Strömquist

Webdesign, web development and Umeå university visual identity

Magdalena Munther
Malin Sunna
Maria Hammarström
Marika Wahlberg

I work with the academic ceremonies, the Spring Graduation and the Annual Celebration.

Sara Mejtoft

Works as Area Manager at Inhousebyrån at the Communications Office.

Simon Öhman Jönsson

Film producer and graphic designer at Inhousebyrån

Sonja Nordström

I work with graphic design at Inhousebyrån.

Ulrika Bergfors

My work includes support and advice concerning photography in communication the University’s image database and image editor. I support some internal units with communication expertise.