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Exchange studies

Hej future exchange students! We are happy that you are interested in spending your exchange period at Umeå University. We hope the following information will be helpful as you embark on this new and exciting journey.

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If you would like to study at Umeå University as an exchange student, your home university must have signed a formal exchange agreement with Umeå University. Contact the coordinator at your home university to learn if such an agreement exists, and if you can be nominated as an exchange student.

How to be nominated

The coordinator at your home university has to nominate you for exchange studies at Umeå University by filling out an online form. The link to the form is not published online, it is sent by e-mail to your coordinator. More information about the nomination procedure can be found at:
For partner universities (Fact sheet)

How to apply

When your home university has submitted the nomination you will receive application instructions and a link to the web page where you apply for courses and upload your documents.
You should only apply for courses using this link

Important dates

In event of the dates below occurring on a weekend/holiday, the deadlines are postponed to the next weekday.

Nomination deadline

Spring semester: 1 October

Autumn semester: 1 April

Application deadline

Spring semester: 15 October

Autumn semester: 15 April

Overview of the nomination and application procedure

  1. Your coordinator nominates you on our online nomination system, Solemove, before the nomination deadline.
  2. You receive an email from Solemove with instructions on how to complete the nomination information on Solemove.
  3. Once you have completed the nomination information, you receive another email from Solemove with instructions on how to apply for courses.
  4. You apply for courses using your link from Solemove.
  5. A Notification of Selection Results (admission result) is published at the end of May for autumn semester applicants, and during the middle of November for spring semester applicants.
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