To you who have been admitted to the course International Economic History (internet course, code 2EH035) at Umeå University. 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.
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 at the student website and register online, you need to have activated your Umu-id account. (see below for more information).
Online registration is open between 26 August and 2 September. It is important that you register during that period, or otherwise you risk losing your place (seat) at the course.
All information needed wiill later in the fall be available at the Cambro homepage.
If you already know that you do not intend to take the course, you should decline. By declining, you give up your place on the course, and also make the place available for students on the waiting list.
We ask you to buy or borrow the books in advance. You are most welcome to contact us if you have any questions regarding the course.
I want to activate my Umu-id https://www.servicedesk.its.umu.se/Activation/Guide/?language=en)
Course registration at the student website https://www.umu.se/en/student
I have an activated Umu-id and forgot my password: Link to: https://www.servicedesk.its.umu.se/ForgotAccountDetails/Password/Default.aspx
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, register for a course, 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).
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.
Since 1 April 2022, COVID-19 is no longer classified as a threat to public health and a danger to society in Sweden. From Autumn semester 2022, no COVID-related measures will be in place at Umeå University.
Anyone who is ill or has symptoms that could be COVID-19 must still stay at home from work and studies. Unvaccinated individuals have a personal responsibility to maintain distance to others and avoid places that are crowded.