Skip to content
Main menu hidden.

Production and management of scientific information

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2022

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

This course focuses on how scientific research is made, communicated and managed. It investigates these information processes as social and cultural activities, highlighting that they are part and parcel of scientific practice. Themes addressed include: the process of scientific research; how this process relates to the communication and management of scientific information; how these differ between scientific fields. These themes are addressed through the science studies literature.

Application and eligibility

Production and management of scientific information, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2022 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


17 January 2022


23 March 2022

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Bachelor programme in Library science or the equivalent. Proficiency in English and Swedish equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A and Swedish B or the equivalent. (Swedish language is required if the course is taught in Swedish). Entry requirements


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 15 October 2021. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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.

Course is given by
Department of Sociology
Contactperson for the course is:
Career counselor