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Research at the Faculty

At each department and unit within the faculty research is conducted that has social significance and relevance for the society. The faculty researchers are involved in extensive interdisciplinary national and international collaborations and networks.

Research Groups

Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR)
Umeå Centre for Gender Studies
Umeå Group for Premodern Studies
Digital Humanities
Vaartoe – Centre for Sami Research
Language teaching and learning
History and education
Umeå Research Centre for Social Studies Didactics (UmSOD)

Research at Departments and Units

Vaartoe – Centre for Sámi Research – indigenous people and health, language education, cultural history, land and water
Culture and Media Studies – ethnology, media, literature and museum studies
Creative Studies – assignment research, artistic and educational research
Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies – archeology and environmental archeology, philosophy, history, history and education, history of ideas, religious studies and theology
Humlab – text analysis, visualization of data, digital pedagogy and digital practices
Language Studies – linguistics, modern languages, language didactics, language and cognition

Research Infrastructures

Strategic Environmental Archaeology Database (SEAD)
The Environmental Archaeology Lab
Swedish National Infrastructure for Digital Archaeology
Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure


Latest update: 2023-10-16