On this page you will find useful information as a new student. We are very much looking forward to you welcoming you to Umeå University.
Find your welcome letter
Use the search function on the following page to find the course or programme you have been admitted to. There you will find a welcome letter with important information to know as a newly admitted student.
Please note: Exchange students will receive a welcome letter by e-mail.
The official start of the Autumn 2017 academic term is Monday, 28 August 2017. The term ends on 14 January 2018. An Orientation Course for new international students will be held in the beginning of the term. Find more dates regarding the application process at Key dates and deadlines. Start and end dates for other terms are available in the Academic Calendar.
If you have applied to Umeå University on your own (not through an exchange agreement), you must reply to your Notification of selection results at universityadmissions.se to keep your place in the course or programme.
Via the link below you will find more answers to frequently asked questions about who to contact for specific questions, how to get a user account, social activities etc. If you can´t find the answers you seek in these pages, you are always welcome to contact us or call our switchboard at 46 90-786-5000.