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Computing Science in Umeå – master programmes with high quality and good reputation

Are you interested in a well-paid future in IT and a willingness to understand and analyse the needs of others to develop well-designed and professional solutions that suit the client, its employees and customers? Then, our programmes are ideal for you! We have a genuine collaboration with society and business and ongoing cutting-edge research in the area. Our programmes are demanding but provide you every day with knowledge and skills that build your future career in IT!

Computing Science and AI education programmes 2024

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Sweden's most prominent Masters programme in AI with focus on ethical aspects

With a Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence at Umeå University, you will become a true expert in Trustwo...

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The Master's programme for those who want to lead the IT and development work

A Master's degree in Computing Science will open the door to a future and highly rewarding career where you ca...

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Doctoral Studies in Computing Science and Computational engineering

Our research focuses on for examble database systems, intelligent robots and human-computer interaction.

Your IT career starts here

Umeå University is the flagship institution of higher education in northern Sweden. Our Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes, (in Swedish) will teach you how computers work so that you can write code and develop well-designed and professional programs and apps, or conduct analyses of a company and its customers to improve their current systems. You may also be interested in AI or in ensuring that social media does not spread misinformation, as well as in developing safe solutions for patients in the healthcare sector. Or maybe you have an interest in computer game development or finance? Then we have the contacts and programmes that will give you the right skills!

We will teach you to understand the services and systems that are, and will be available in the future. How they should work and be constructed and how to make them professional, well-designed and secure. Whatever you choose, you will have a solid foundation and be highly sought after in the market, whether you want to work nationally or internationally.

Top-quality master's programmes

At Umeå University, we offer the Master's Programme in Computing Science which takes you to a leading position, and the Master's Programme in Artificial Intelligence - Sweden's first and foremost Master's Programme in AI with a strong focus on ethical aspects.

Business, industry and international research

The Department of Computing Science at Umeå University has recruited a large number of prominent international researchers, professors, postdocs and PhD students. We offer a dynamic and international atmosphere and are currently one of the largest departments in Sweden. Here, we conduct education and research in strong collaboration with business and industry, which you will meet at the Career Day. Some of our research areas are in AI, responsible AI, cloud computing, data privacy, cybersecurity, Explainable AI, AI for Data Management and Machine Learning, interactive and intelligent systems, language processing, which reflects the quality level of the programmes. Many exciting research projects are currently underway.

WASP – Sweden's largest individual research programme

Umeå University and The Department of Computing Science are also deep involved in WASP, The Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program, Sweden's largest individual research programme ever. Umeå University also coordinates WASP-HS, enabling cutting-edge research, expertise and competence, building knowledge about how AI impacts humanity and society. The Department of Computing Science also host TAIGA, Umeå University's Centre for Transdisciplinary AI, where researchers from across the university meet to discuss and create AI solutions with respect to society and the environment. Don't miss the open and interesting lectures, every Friday!

10 reasons to move to Umeå

Umeå has become an obvious meeting place for curious and creative people from all over the world. You will live in a young student city with a nice atmosphere and plenty of opportunities to pursue your interests. Many IT companies are located here and have connections to us. You can do sports, engage in outdoor activities or take part in cultural and urban life. Brännbollsyran is also an event you should not miss!

10 reasons to move to Umeå

Here you can be yourself

AI and Computing Science are disciplines that will benefit you in any sector. We care about the well-being of our students and strive for a diverse and inclusive environment. Here you can be yourself! If you have any further questions, please contact us at the Department of Computing Science. Welcome to us and the city of IT, Umeå!

Programme Directors

Suna Bensch
Associate professor
Lili Jiang
Associate professor
Anna Jonsson
Associate professor
Latest update: 2024-04-11