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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

  • Second admission round opens


    Second admission round opens

    International courses and programmes at both the bachelor's and master's level are available for application. These courses are recommended only for citizens of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland.

    Second admission round opens for application

  • Selection results for master's applicants published


    Selection results for master's applicants published

    Students who have applied to the First admission round, autumn term, to master's level Selection results for master's applicants published courses and programmes will receive their Notification of Selection Results today.

    Notification of Selection Results published

Master's programmes

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

Undergraduate programmes

We offer undergraduate programmes taught entirely in English

Exchange studies

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

Services and support

Get assistance with our different services and support


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.

Film: Graduation Ceremony 2018
Graduation Ceremony 2018

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

Film: Umeå Institute of Design
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.