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Online and distance learning

Online and distance learning, or web-based education, can be a good option for those who want the flexibility of studying from anywhere in the world in an innovative educational experience. You don't need to be in Umeå to study at Umeå University.

How to apply for online and distance learning studies

Our distance learning courses and degree programmes have formal admission requirements (refer to the specific programme or course links for details). Students who wish to apply should apply online using the University Admissions in Sweden website (universityadmissions.se) during the open application periods.

Web-based
Critical Studies on Law and Gender in Nordic Contexts, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 100%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Law and Legal Studies
Web-based
Democracy, Human Rights and Sustainability: Global Perspectives in Education, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 100%; 25%
  • Study form Also available online
Subject: Human Rights
Web-based
Dietary Assessment Methods, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Food, Nutrition and Home Economic Studies
Web-based
Faculty Course: Motifs of Madness in Literature and Culture, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: History Comparative Literature Medicine Cultural Studies
Web-based
Feminist Technoscience, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 100%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Social Science and Behavioural Science Information Systems Gender Studies
Web-based
Field study methodology in applied Gastronomy, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 100%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Culinary Arts Hospitality Management
Web-based
Geographic Information Systems 1 - Scientific Data, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Human Geography and Geography Earth Science Surveying and Geographic Information Technology
Web-based
Geographic Information Systems 2 - Scientific Data, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Human Geography and Geography Earth Science Surveying and Geographic Information Technology
Web-based
Internationalisation and Social Work, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Social Work and Welfare
Web-based
New Trends in Intellectual History, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: History of Science and Ideas History
Web-based
Philosophy of education, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Philosophy and Logic
Web-based
Political violence, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: History
Web-based
Social Law in Nordic Welfare Contexts, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 100%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Law and Legal Studies