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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.

Research
Research

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

Education
Education

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

News

Jakub Motrenko is visiting the Department of Sociology
Jakub Motrenko is visiting the Department of Sociology

During his stay in Umeå, Jakub will be working on a book project on the history of Polish sociology.

New Book on Art and Physics
New Book on Art and Physics

Entangle: Physics and the Artistic Imagination, a new book from Bildmuseet.

TFE represented at conference
TFE represented at conference

During ECCE conference, a number of research articles were presented by Ulrik Söderström and Thomas Mejtoft.

New Director and steering group at WCMM
New Director and steering group at WCMM

New leadership at WCMM as of 1st of July 2019.

Western Siberian rivers and lakes emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere
Western Siberian rivers and lakes emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

Thesis shows warmer climate and permafrost thawing increase greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian waters.

Why smartphones aren’t as green as we think
Why smartphones aren’t as green as we think

Toby Miller is a visiting professor lecturing about how green our smartphones are.