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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.

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Education

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

News

Umeå Institute of Design top ranked again
Umeå Institute of Design top ranked again

Red Dot Design Ranking puts Umeå Institute of Design in the top position for the fifth year in a row.

Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil
Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil

In the study in Nature Geoscience, nearly 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide emissions was observed.

Umeå University calls for Djalali to be released
Umeå University calls for Djalali to be released

The University fully supports the efforts to halt the execution of the Swedish-Iranian researcher.

New advanced treatment technology improves wastewater quality
New advanced treatment technology improves wastewater quality

Majid studies the electro-peroxone process by which increased removal of pollutants in wastewater is achieved.

Forest based biofuels for Sustainable Arctic Marine Shipping
Forest based biofuels for Sustainable Arctic Marine Shipping

Dalia Abdelfattah was recently granted a 3 years funding by FORMAS for Arctic sustainability

New book about prehistoric Ukraine
New book about prehistoric Ukraine

The book is the first comprehensive compilation of Ukrainian prehistory.