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CANCELLED: South Africa – Sweden Research & Innovation Week

Time Monday 4 May until Tuesday 5 May, 2020 at 09:00 - 16:00
Place KBC

The satellite events are cancelled.

The new dates are November 23-24, 2020. 

On 4–5 May, Umeå University arranges satellite events on capus within the framework of South Africa - Sweden Research & Innovation Week.

The satellites are linked to the following themes:

  • Climate change, natural resources and sustainability. 
  • Social transformation through change: Knowledge and social development strategies for society.
  • Understanding the burden of disease in Sweden and South Africa and its impact on the health systems of the two countries in the future.


The registration for the satellite event is open for all researchers and staff. You register by sending an e-mail to no later than 20 April. Specify in your e-mail, which satellite you are registering for.

Detailed programme

Satellite events at Umeå University


The South Africa-Sweden University Forum (SASUF) is a strategic internationalisation project running from 2017-2020 with the overall aim of strengthening ties between Sweden and South Africa in research, education and innovation.

The third and final seminar is organised i Uppsala. Participants for that event have been nominated by Umeå University.

Per Nilsson
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