Have you been admitted to a course or programme, but do not wish to keep your place? Then you should decline your offer by logging in to your account at Universityadmissions.se. In doing so, you free up your place to someone who is on the waiting list.
You need to be registered for the course in the study documentation system Ladokin order to keep your place (seat) and to have your results recorded during the course. Online registration is open between 21 August 2023 and 28 August 2023. If you do not register by 28 August 2023 at the latest, you risk losing your place.
To be able to sign in to the student website and register online, you need to activate you student user account (Umu-id), see below.
HumSek är en sektion i Umeå studentkår, för dig som studerar humaniora vid Umeå universitet. Vi vet att det är mycket information att ta in i början av en ny termin och att många förväntningar sätts på dig som student, men glöm inte bort dig själv. Om du någonsin känner dig orättvist behandlad, eller att något under din utbildning hade kunnat vara bättre, kontakta oss eller vårt studentombud.
Det är vårt uppdrag att bevaka och medverka i utvecklingen av utbildningen och förutsättningarna för studier vid Umeå universitet. HumSek företräder dig som student och därför är dina åsikter viktiga för oss.
Vi på HumSek vill att din studietid ska bli så givande och lärorik som möjligt, och arbetar därför aktivt för att erbjuda alla våra medlemmar aktiviteter som kan tillföra något extra. Dessa kan vara allt från studiesociala arrangemang till föreläsningar.
Follow this simple list of things to complete your enrolment at Umeå University. It includes: how to secure housing, getting a residence permit (for citizens from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland), tuition payment (if applicable), travel directions and more.
The website for current students has all sorts of information about services, support, legal and practical matters at Umeå University. You can sign in to the learning platforms, see your schedule and course overview, get a study certificate, apply for a degree or sign up for an examination.
International students are recommended to arrive at least a few days before the start of the regular semester, preferably prior to the Orientation. If you fail to arrive on time, you have to contact the study counselor as soon as possible, but no later than one week ahead of the course start, or you may not be able to register for the programme or course.
If you will have student housing through the Housing Office at Umeå University you will receive information about your arrival in your offer of housing.
Don't forget - Umeå has cold winters, so pack accordingly with a warm jacket, warm shoes, gloves and hat.
Moving to a new country with an unfamiliar language, culture and customs can be a challenge. We would like to help you and ease that challenge so that you can focus on your studies. Therefore, we would like to offer you the possibility to take part in our Orientation, which begins a few days before the start of the semester (Autumn) or the same day as the semester starts (Spring).
Are you a new student at Umeå University? Visit the Welcome Fair – a perfect opportunity to learn what our university and Umeå can offer. The fair normally takes place in the beginning of each semester.
As a new student, you need to activate your user account approximately two weeks prior to the start of the semester in order to, for instance:
access the internet in computer labs and the university's wireless network
register for courses
submit assignments and verify your study results
access your student e-mail
If you are a new student, you will automatically receive a user account when you are admitted, but you will need to activate it for it to function properly. You will not be able to activate it until approximately two weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Students at Umeå University have free access to the programmes of Microsoft Office 365. This means that you have access to Teams, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Whiteboard Forms, your student email and other services which can facilitate your studies and your collaboration with other students. To access Office 365 you need to activate your UmU-id.