Welcome to the Master's Programme in IT Management, autumn term 2022! On this page you will find important information about how to register for the programme, links to welcome greeting and schedule for the first course, as well as contact information to the programme coordinator and our Student Support. You can also read more about the programme, the university and student life. If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us by using the form below.
You have been admitted. If you want to keep your place (seat), you do not have to reply to your offer.
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 or programme you want to decline.
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When you have replied to your offer, you start off the programme by registering for the first course.
The first course of the programme is Management Information Systems (15 credits).
You must register for that course, in order to be allowed to follow the programme and to get your results recorded.
For this course, registration takes place during an introduction meeting on August 29, 2022. If you do not attend the introduction and have not notified Student Support Informatics in advance, you will not be registered and risk losing your place (seat).
Please look at the Welcome Greeting for the course Management Information Systems for more information.Close
You do not have to reply to the offer to attend the programme at University Admissions, but we at the Department of Informatics kindly request you to confirm your acceptance to email@example.com as soon as possible - but no later than June 21, 2022.
Also make sure to check all the required documents and materials outlined on the University Admission page (conditionals) and their deadlines, so that you know if you need to submit or bring academic documents before your arrival.
If you decide not to attend the programme, please make sure to decline your offer. You can do this at universityadmissions.se. Log in to your account, go to "Applications" and follow the instructions.
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Hello, and welcome to the IT Management programme @ Umeå University. We hope that you are happy with your choice – because we are certainly happy to have you!
My name is Ted Saarikko and I am the programme coordinator for the IT Management programme. I also help out with student counselling for graduate-level courses. If you have any questions regarding progression through the IT Management programme, elective courses, or getting your degree, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. For instance, you can study IT Management as a 1-year or 2-year Master’s programme. If you’re not sure which is right for you, drop me a line and I’ll do my best to help you out. I am also an associate professor at the department of Informatics, so don’t be too surprised if you run into me during some of the courses.
For matters related to student registration or certificates, please contact our razor-sharp and lightning-fast administrators at email@example.com.
The first course, Management Information Systems, serves as an introduction to the themes covered in the programme. Please see the syllabus and/or welcome greeting for that course for more details. See below for an outline of upcoming terms.
The autumn term starts on August 29th, 2022 and ends on January 15th, 2023. Please note that there is no course activity between December 23rd and January 2nd.
The introduction to your first course will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 29th in room MA466. You will find room MIT.A.466 on the top floor in the MIT-building.
We look forward to seeing you in Umeå in August!
Durations of terms
Autumn term starts on August 29, 2022 and ends on January 15, 2023.
Spring term starts on January 16, 2023 and ends on June 4, 2023.
Autumn term starts on August 28, 2023 and ends on January 14, 2024.
Spring term starts on January 15, 2024 and ends on June 2, 2024.
If you have questions about the programme's content, you are welcome to contact the programme coordinator:
Ted Saarikko firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions of an administrative nature such as queries about registration and certificates can be asked to our Student Support:
We wish you a warm welcome and hope that you will enjoy your time here at the Department of Informatics!Close
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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.
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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.