WELCOME TO THE COURSE
Welcome to Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics and to courses in Business Administration. On this page you will find important information that will be useful, so please read it carefully. If you have any questions you can use the contact form below. We wish you a warm welcome and hope that you will enjoy your period of studies here in Umeå!
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.
If you are in need of special support due to disability, you should apply for that in good time before you start your studies. Find more information about support for studying with disabilities.Close
In order to start your studies at the course, you need to register for it in Portalen. You need to be registered for the course in the study documentation system to be able to follow the course and to get your results recorded during the course.
To be able to sign in to Portalen and register online, you need to have activated your UMU-id user account (see below for more information).
Online registration in Portalen is open between the 14th and 21st of March. It is important that you sign in to Portalen and register during that time period, or otherwise you risk losing your place (seat) at the course.
I have an activated Umu-id and forgot my password
All the information you need as a student is gathered at our website
Please use the declining function at Universityadmissions.se to remove a course if you are not planning on attending. You must also inform us that you wish to withdraw from the course.Close
You will find the course syllabus with literature here, you can search for a specific course syllabus by inserting the course code and/or the title of the course in the search engine. The course code for this course is 2fe064.
In this course we use the learning platform Cambro where you will find course schedule, instructions for exercises and messages from the teachers among other information that you need during the course.
You need activate your Umu-id before you can login to Cambro. The cambro page usually opens the same day that the course starts.
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Who can I turn to if I need study guidance, advice for health issues or need to know more about rules and regulations at Umeå University? In these pages you will find information for current students.
Note! If you want to drop-out of the course you can do that yourself in portalen within three weeks after the course begins, please also notify your teacher. After the first three weeks have passed you need to contact us if you plan to drop-out of the course (Notification for non-completion of studies).Close
International students are recommended to arrive at least a few days before the start of the regular term (preferably prior to the Orientation Course). If you fail to arrive on time, you have to contact the study counselor as soon as possible, but not later than one week ahead of the course start, or you may not be able to register for the programme.
If you will have housing through the International Housing Office 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, etc.Close
We strongly recommend that you take part in the Orientation Course, which is open for all international students. The Orientation Course will give you the opportunity to get acquainted with Umeå and Umeå University. It is also a great chance to make friends with other international students. The schedule for the coming term will be available on the site below one month before the beginning of the term. There may be last minute changes to the schedule, so you should check for updates before you leave home or when you get to Umeå.Close
As a new student, you need to activate your user account approximately two weeks prior to the term start in order to, for instance:
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 term start.
I want to activate my user account (Umu-id)
For exchange students
If you are an exchange student, you will receive information on arrival about how to activate your account.
Help! It's not working
If you are having problems activating your account or logging in, please contact our Servicedesk. You will find answers to common questions, and can submit enquiries.
When you are on Campus Umeå, Umeå Arts Campus or Campus Örnsköldsvik, you will need a UmU card. The card has the following functions:
About one week after you have activated your user account, you will receive an e-mail about how to apply for the UmU card. It will be send to your student e-mail account (email@example.com), so remember to test logging in to confirm that it works.
I want learn more about the UmU Card
There are three student unions at Umeå University:
They are actively involved so that fellow students have a high quality of education, good working environment, and fun leisure time.Close
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 Cambro and Moodle learning platforms, and to Portalen (where you will find personal services such as your student e-mail, University Library services and where you can create study certificates, apply for a degree and change your temporary address). You can also sign in directly to your student e-mail account from here.