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Umeå University is the flagship institution of higher education in northern Sweden. We offer a broad range of academic opportunities, including creative learning environments, an exciting campus life and valuable support services.

Important dates

  • Selection results for Spring 2019 entry


    Selection results for first round bachelor's spring

    Students who have applied for spring term courses and programmes at the bachelor's level in the First round will receive their Notification of Selection Results.

    More about the Notification of Selection Results

  • Application opens for Autumn term entry


    Application opens for Autumn 2019 entry

    The application period for the first admission round opens.

    Application process

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Welcome to new students

Find useful information for new students and the welcome letter for your course or programme.

Master's programmes

We offer a wide-range of master's degree programmes taught entirely in English.

Exchange studies

Learn more about who can become an exchange student and how to apply.


Students from outside the EU/EEA can apply for a scholarship to study at our university.

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Why Umeå?

Top 10 reasons to choose Umeå University.

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Graduation Ceremony 2018

International master's degree recipients were honoured on 29 May 2018 at Aula Nordica.

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Umeå Institute of Design

The prestigious Red Dot and iF rank Umeå Institute of Design as the best design school in Europe and the world.