Umeå University has for several consecutive years received top marks by international students. ISB is a survey measuring student satisfaction regarding studies and everyday life at the University and in the city they live.
Umeå University received top marks from international students according to the International Student Barometer (ISB), a voluntary questionnaire conducted at a total of 129 higher education institutions in 17 countries during the autumn of 2017.
The survey is split into four main categories and covers a number of subcategories.
Among the European institutions, Umeå University receives a top placement in:
In the main category Learning, the University takes a third place in Europe.
The overall average of all sub-categories in Support gives Umeå University a second place in Europe.
On the question of how satisfied students are with all aspects of their experience at the institution, Umeå University places second in Europe and third in the whole survey.
89% of survey respondents would recommend people to apply to Umeå University.
The ISB survey was developed and administered by the International Graduate Insight Group (i-graduate) - an independent benchmarking and research service - and has been responded by exchange students and other international students. Institutions from the United Kingdom were excluded from the global and European benchmark.