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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

  • Last day to reply to Second round spring admission offer


    Last date to reply to your offer

    For students who have applied to courses and programmes for the spring term, Second admission round, this is the last day to reply to any offer of admissions you may have received.

    Replying to your offer

  • Term start


    First day of the term

    21 January is the first day of the term. Information about where to go for registration at the department, can be found in the welcome letter for your course or programme.

    Find your welcome letter

  • Orientation for international students


    Orientation for international students

    An Orientation is organised for all international students. It is designed to help you to become acquainted with life in Umeå and studies at our university.

    Orientation Programme

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.