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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

Exchange student biked from Germany to Umeå
Exchange student biked from Germany to Umeå

Student Philipp Schraufstetter biked all the way from Germany to Umeå - it took him 19 days.

Umeå researchers discover molecule for cancer diagnostics
Umeå researchers discover molecule for cancer diagnostics

Four-stranded DNA associated with the onset of cancer can be detected with a fluorescent molecule.

New agreements cover APCs for thousands of journals
New agreements cover APCs for thousands of journals

New agreements about open access from January 2020.

Students have little opportunity to work with mathematical problems
Students have little opportunity to work with mathematical problems

Jonas Jäder has in his thesis studied some of the components that are valuable for students' problem solving.

Arcum organizes popular travel to Russia
Arcum organizes popular travel to Russia

Arctic Centre takes lead on sustainability work by organizing a sustainable trip to the ICASS X conference.

Plant organ growth is not so different from animals
Plant organ growth is not so different from animals

UPSC Researchers demonstrate that death of certain cells in the root facilitate growth of lateral roots