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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

Can Earth Life Survive on Mars?
Can Earth Life Survive on Mars?

The BIOMEX research team, including Natuschka Lee, has made biological experiments under space conditions.

The head of department and deputy head of Umeå School of Architecture resign
The head of department and deputy head of Umeå School of Architecture resign

Two out of three in the management of Umeå School of Architecture leave their management assignments.

AI professor keynote speaker at world conference in Umeå
AI professor keynote speaker at world conference in Umeå

Virginia Dignum,expert in ethical AI, is one of the main lecturers at the WFE conference in Umeå.

Action to save bees and other insects in Northern Sweden!
Action to save bees and other insects in Northern Sweden!

The University draws attention to the crisis situation and starts research on insects in Northern Sweden.

Miniaturized version of ribosome found in microsporidia
Miniaturized version of ribosome found in microsporidia

Near atomic details of the smallest known eukaryotic cytoplasmic protein synthesis machine provided.

Changing Things - Designing for Transparency in a Digital World
Changing Things - Designing for Transparency in a Digital World

In Changing Things: Future of Objects in a Digital World, design of digital products are analysed .