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WELCOME TO THE COURSE

Research Methodology in Business Administration B

Welcome to Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics (USBE) and to courses in Business Administration. 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.

How to start

  • 1. Your offer

    You have been admitted for studies at Umeå University and you do not have to confirm your offer to keep your place.

    If you do not want to keep your place you should decline your offer by logging in to 'My pages' on universityadmissions.se, and follow the instructions. You should click "I wish to decline this offer" next to the course you want to decline.

    If you see "Reserve" next to your course in the Notification of selection results, this means that you've been placed on a waiting list for that course.

    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

    You need to be registered for the course in the student web to be able to follow the course, get your results recorded and receive your final grade. Online registration is open between 17th of March and 24th of March. If you do not register by that deadline, you risk losing your seat.

    1. Activate my user account (Umu-id), as a newly admitted exchange student you will receive information upon arrival on how to activate your account.

    2. Log in to the student web

    3. Course registration at the student website

    I have an activated Umu-id and forgot my password

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  • 3. Course start

    The course startdate is March 24, 2022

    Time: According to schedule

    Location: According to schedule

    At the Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics student website you will find the schedule for each course module published no later than one month before the start.

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About the course

  • Course literature and the learning platform Canvas

    Course syllabus with literature can be found in the course syllabus search engine, enter the course code 2FE098.

    In this course, we use the learning platform Canvas. There you will find for example course schedule, instructions for exercises during the course and messages from the teachers.

    Important reminder! You need to be registered for the course in the student web in order to be able to begin the course. The Canvas site will be published no later than the first day of the course. 

    You can log in to Canvas with your UmU-id.

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  • Student at Umeå University

    Umeå University student website; Who can I turn to if I need study guidance, advice for health issues or need to know more about rules and regulations at Umeå University? On these pages you'll find general information that concerns all students at the university. 

    Note! If you want to drop out of the course please contact exchange.usbe@umu.se and notify your teacher. 

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  • Welcome meeting for exchange students

    Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics (USBE) will hold a welcome meeting for incoming exchange students. 

    When: On Tuesday January 18

    Time: 13.00 (1 pm)

    Where: S-305-flex

    Don't miss out!

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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 admitted Students

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  • The Student web

    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.

    Student life begins here

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  • Recommended arrival times

    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.

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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 a few days before the start of the semester (Autumn) or the same day as the semester starts (Spring).

    More about the Orientation this semester.

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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 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.

    I want to learn more about my user account (Umu-id)

    For exchange students
    If you are an exchange student, you will receive an email with instructions on 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.

    To get the card, you need to apply for it. Here’s how to apply for the UmU card.

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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 and Health 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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  • Access to Microsoft Office 365

    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. 

    Learn more about Office 365 and how to install it on your computer

     

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  • Information due to COVID-19

    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.

    COVID-19 and the latest news for new students

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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.