Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 1 July 2020)
Hej future exchange students! We are happy that you are interested in spending your exchange period at Umeå University. We hope the information we give on these pages will be helpful as you embark on this new and exciting journey.
To come to 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 find out if such an agreement exists and if you can be nominated as an exchange student.
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.
Once your home university has submitted the nomination you will receive application instructions and a link to the web page where you apply for courses.
In event of the dates below occurring on a weekend/holiday, the deadlines are postponed to the next weekday.
Autumn term 2020: 30 April (only this application round due to covid-19. The regular deadline is 15 April).
Spring term 2021: 1 October
Autumn term 2020: 30 April
Spring Term 2020: 15 October
We offer different kinds of individual support if you have a disability.
"I enjoyed all of my courses here at Umea. I really appreciated the high teaching standards, patience, and dedication of the lecturers."
"There is always something going on in Umeå, it is impossible to be bored here!"