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Department of Geography

Welcome to the department of Geography.

The department of Geography has around 35 staff members and is located in the Social Science building, level 3.

Within the discipline Geography focus in education and research is on Social and Economic Geography, which means the social science profile of Geography. Social and Economic Geography is also linked to Physical Geography and ecological conditions that affect human activities and society.

The Graduate School of Gender Studies advertise PhD positions
Published: 08 Feb, 2021

The Graduate School of Gender Studies is recruiting five PhD students.

Millions to Umeå University in European project about Covid-19
Published: 15 Sep, 2020

The European Commission has granted 6.8 Million Euro to the project SHARE-Covid-19.

Excellent Young Regional Scientist Award
Published: 11 Nov, 2019

Zoltan Elekes has been awarded the 2019 "Excellent Young Regional Scientist Award".

Nordeuropa - mer europeiskt än arktiskt
Published: 08 Nov, 2019

"The Arctic" is often portrayed as polar bears and white wastelands. New research diversifies this image.

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