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WELCOME TO THE COURSE

Leadership in Public Administration

Welcome! You have been admitted to the course Leadership in Public Administration at the Department of Political Science. Here you will find important information about the course start and registration. You will also find some more information about the course, the university and life as a student in Umeå. If you have questions, you are welcome to contact us using the contact form. We wish you a warm welcome and hope that you will enjoy your period of studies here in Umeå!

How to start

  • 1. Reply to your offer

    You have been admitted, but in order to keep your place (seat), you must reply to the Notification of Selection results at Universityadmissions.se by 26 July 2019.

    Support for students with disabilities

    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.

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  • 2. Register on the course

    Registration at the student website

    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. Online registration is open between October 21 and November 3, 2019. If you do not register, you risk losing your place.

    To be able to sign in at the student website and register online, you need to have activated your Umu-id account.

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    Course registration at the student website

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  • 3. Course start

    November 1, 2019

    Time: To be announced

    Location: To be announced

    Schedule is published here no later than 30 days before the start of the course

    Course Introduction

    The course will begin with an introduction, where we present important information about the course and the studies. At the introduction we will present the course set-up, the schedule, learning outcomes and general information about studying at the Department of Political Science.

    Information about time and place for the course introduction as well as the schedule in full will be available no later than 30 days before the course start.

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About the course

  • Course Information

    This course deals with the political and administrative dimensions of public leadership. Course work comprises instructed, self-determined and cooperative formats. Guest lectures from practioners and/or researches in the field are a part of the course.

    Individual study is a central part of the course, so please make sure to have access to the course literature already at the start of the course.

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  • Learning Platform Cambro

    For this course we use the learning platform Cambro. There you will find all you need, for example the schedule, instructions for seminars, a list of course participants, and notices from the teacher. This is also where you hand in your own work.

    To be able to log into Cambro you need an activated user account (Umu-id).

    Log into Cambro

    You find the course on top of the page. If you don't see the course there, contact us using the contact form.

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New at Umeå University

  • Checklist for admitted students

    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.

    To the checklist for newly admitted Students

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  • Recommended arrival times

    International students are recommended to arrive at least a few days before the start of the regular term, preferably prior to the Orientation. 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.

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  • Orientation

    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 before the start of each term.

    More about the Orientation this term.

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  • Activate your user account

    As a new student, you need to activate your user account approximately two weeks prior to the term start 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 term start.

    I want to learn more about 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.

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  • Get your UmU card

    When you are on Campus Umeå, Umeå Arts Campus or Campus Örnsköldsvik, you will need a UmU card. The card has the following functions:

    • building access
    • borrowing card for the University Library system
    • copying and printing card, with a cashless payment system

    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 (xxx@student.umu.se), so remember to test logging in to confirm that it works.

    How the UmU card functions

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  • Welcome fair

    Save the date!

    Are you starting at Umeå University in autumn 2019? Keep track of what the University and Umeå has to offer you as a new student. Attend our Welcome Fair on September 5th!

    Welcome Fair autumn 2019

     

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  • Join a student union

    There are three student unions at Umeå University:

    • Umeå Student Union
    • Umeå Student Union of Science and Technology
    • Umeå Medical Sciences Student Union.

    They are actively involved so that fellow students have a high quality of education, good working environment, and fun leisure time.

    Become a member of a student union!

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  • The website for current students

    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, see your schedule and course overview, register for a course, get a study certificate, apply for a degree or sign up for an examination.

    Student life begins here

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Contact us

Please be aware that the University is a public authority and that what you write here can be included in an official document. Therefore, be careful if you are writing about sensitive or personal matters in this contact form. If you have such an enquiry, please call us instead. All data will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.