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The Faculty of Arts and Humanities

We teach and conduct research in the fields of language, religion, history, archaeology, philosophy, history of ideas, art, literature, ethnology, media and culture.


Read more about the research conducted at departments and units and about research infrastructures.


The Faculty offers 13 undergraduate and 5 master's programmes and a wide selection of freestanding courses.


New coalition for advancing research assessment

Collaboration to reform assessment and reward systems for research, in line with the open science reform.

Two Umeå researchers receive ERC Starting Grant

Awarded EU money for innovative research in chemistry and community medicine.

New research reveals invisible meteors

Doctoral thesis paves the way for future space studies.

80 new EU millions for Umeå researchers

18 research projects receive funds from the EU to create new knowledge in everything from health to AI.

Exchange of knowledge and mingling when KBC celebrated 15 years

KBC celebrated its 15th anniversary with a scientific conference with many interactive opportunities

"Antibiotic resistance can affect anyone"

Public health student Erick Venant explains why World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is important to him.