Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 1 July 2020)

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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

Study abroad outside of Europe during spring 2021
Study abroad outside of Europe during spring 2021

Umeå University has 37 exchange places left for students interested in studying outside of Europe.

Possible to study at the library
Possible to study at the library

The study areas and group study rooms have been opened up from August 10.

Harvard statistician appointed honorary doctor at the Faculty of Science and Technology
Harvard statistician appointed honorary doctor at the Faculty of Science and Technology

Martin Kulldorff is professor at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.

New Scientist: Wealth gap in Europe as early as 6600 years ago
New Scientist: Wealth gap in Europe as early as 6600 years ago

Archaeologists reveal that socioeconomic inequality developed in Europe earlier than previously believed.

Scientists tap novel technologies to see water as never before
Scientists tap novel technologies to see water as never before

Researchers redefine how thebinding effect works at the nano level.

Responsible AI grant
Responsible AI grant

The research project Responsible Artificial INtelligence (RAIN) is supported with a SEK 1,500,000 grant.