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Study guidance

Do you want to discuss your options before you decide what to study? Contact a general study counsellor at the Student Services. The general study counsellors can also help you with questions about requirements and application. Read more here about how we can help you.

The general study counsellors may help you with

  • information about studies offered at Umeå University
  • information about entry requirements and application
  • information about admission procedures and degree regulations
  • individual guidance to help you plan your future studies
  • general questions about studies abroad

We have a duty of confidentiality and do not pass on personal information without your consent.

Contact a general study counsellor

Extended opening hours before the application deadline 17 October

During 3-17 October the general study counsellors offer extended opening hours on telephone and drop-in on campus, due to the application deadline for courses and programmes given in the spring semester.

Telephone

Extended telephone hours 3-17 October
Monday – Friday 10:00-12:00 and 16:00-17:00

Regular telephone hours
Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00-12:00

Call us at +46 90 786 72 70

Closed all holidays, weekends and days between a holiday and a weekend

Closed telephone hours
Wednesday 28 September
Wednesday 9 November
Wednesday 30 November

Drop-in on campus

Extended drop-in hours 17 October
Monday 17 October 10:00-16:00

Regular drop-in hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00-13:30

Closed all holidays, weekends and days between a holiday and a weekend

Closed drop-in on campus
Tuesday 27 September
Thursday 15 December

Digital drop-in 

Mondays 14:00-15:00

When connecting to drop-in you will be placed in the waiting room, and we will help you as soon as possible. If the message “The meeting has been locked by host” would occur, it is because the queue is too long. Please try again during our next drop-in hours or call us during the telephone hours.

Connect to drop-in

Closed all holidays, weekends and days between a holiday and a weekend

Book a digital meeting or a telephone meeting

The possibility to book meetings is closed during 3-17 October. Instead, our telephone and drop-in hours are extended, to boost access to study counselling before deadline of application 17 October. Welcome to contact us through telephone or drop-in and we will help you further with your questions.

Here you can book digital meetings or telephone meetings with a general study counsellor.

Save the confirmation e-mail on your booking! It includes a link for rescheduling/cancelling. It also includes a link to the meeting if you have booked a digital meeting. Please check your spam filter if you can’t find the confirmation e-mail. Add the sender to your safe list to make sure you receive further e-mails.

You can book a meeting 20 days in advance. Available appointments are released continuously and due to cancellations sometimes at short notice.

Book a digital meeting or a telephone meeting here

Book a meeting on campus

The possibility to book meetings is closed during 3-17 October. Instead, our telephone and drop-in hours are extended, to boost access to study counselling before deadline of application 17 October. Welcome to contact us through telephone or drop-in and we will help you further with your questions.

Here you can book a meeting with a general study counsellor in Infocenter at Campus Umeå

You will receive a confirmation e-mail on your booking – save the e-mail. That e-mail includes a link for rescheduling. Please check your spam filter if you can’t find the e-mail. Mark the sender as secure, to ensure that you get future e-mails.

You can book a meeting 20 days in advance. If you can’t see any available appointments, it means we are currently fully booked. Available appointments are released continuously and due to cancellations sometimes at short notice.

If you are ill, please cancel your booking or contact us to reschedule to a digital meeting.

Book a meeting on campus here

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Kalendarium

Study guidance before the application deadline
Today
4
Oct
Study guidance before the application deadline
Time Today 10:00 - 17:00 Today 10:00 - 17:00
Place Infocenter and telephone

Other. Do you need help to plan your future studies? During 3-17 October the general study counsellors offer extended opening hours.

Study guidance before the application deadline
Wed
5
Oct
Study guidance before the application deadline
Time 10:00 - 17:00 5 October 10:00 - 17:00
Place Telephone

Other. Do you need help to plan your future studies? During 3-17 October the general study counsellors offer extended opening hours.

Study guidance before the application deadline
Thu
6
Oct
Study guidance before the application deadline
Time 10:00 - 17:00 6 October 10:00 - 17:00
Place Infocenter and telephone

Other. Do you need help to plan your future studies? During 3-17 October the general study counsellors offer extended opening hours.

Study guidance before the application deadline
Fri
7
Oct
Study guidance before the application deadline
Time 10:00 - 17:00 7 October 10:00 - 17:00
Place Telephone

Other. Do you need help to plan your future studies? During 3-17 October the general study counsellors offer extended opening hours.

Study guidance before the application deadline
Mon
10
Oct
Study guidance before the application deadline
Time 10:00 - 17:00 10 October 10:00 - 17:00
Place Online and telephone

Other. Do you need help to plan your future studies? During 3-17 October the general study counsellors offer extended opening hours.

Study counsellors for programmes and courses

At the department or study programme, there are study counsellors who are well-informed about the subject or programme you want to know more about. Contact them if you have more specific questions about a programme overview, course selections within a programme, the possibilities for placements or studies abroad, or about approved leave from studies. These study counsellors are also the persons to turn to if you are considering an application for transfer of credits or options after studying a certain programme.

To find contact information to study counsellors at your department please visit the department website here. You can also find contact persons for each course or programme in the on-line catalogue.

Contact form

Your message will be sent to Infocenter at Umeå University. They will pass your message on to the person concerned. Please check your junk mail, to make sure you get our e-mail response. Our e-mails sometimes get stuck in the anti-spam filter.

Please be aware that the University is a public authority and that what you write here can be included in an official document. Therefore, be careful if you are writing about sensitive or personal matters in this contact form. If you have such an enquiry, please call us instead. All data will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.