International students at Umeå University have spoken - and have been heard - that they are the most satisfied in Europe with their overall experience. This is the fifth consecutive year that Umeå placed first in Sweden!
#1 in Europe for Student Satisfaction
Umeå University received a first place overall satisfaction ranking in Europe by international students according to the latest International Student Barometer, a voluntary questionnaire conducted at a total of 159 higher education institutions in 18 countries during the autumn of 2015.
Furthermore, Umeå University received the highest marks of all participating universities in the world for its:
Umeå University was ranked first in Europe in 35 of the 78 sub-categories (individual questions), including:
Accommodation cost & quality
87% of survey respondents would recommend people to apply to Umeå University. This was a 1st place ranking in Europe and 10th place globally.
About the International Student Barometer
PhotoCourtesy of i-graduate
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. A total of 141,628 students from 159 institutions in 18 countries participated in the ISB survey during October to December of 2015. Institutions from the United Kingdom were excluded from the global and European benchmark.
Ahilya Kapley from India, master's in molecular biology student
ISB Autumn 2015 Participants
159 institutions from the following countries:
Australia Brunei Canada China (incl. Hong Kong) Germany Ireland Italy Malaysia Netherlands New Zealand South Africa Spain Sweden United Kingdom United States of America