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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

Ekaterina Zmyvalova reports from fieldwork in Russia
Ekaterina Zmyvalova reports from fieldwork in Russia

Affiliated postgraduate student Ekaterina Zmyvalova has done fieldwork about Sami languages in Russia.

Third workshop concluded in Arctic5 pedagogy project
Third workshop concluded in Arctic5 pedagogy project

Joint Online Master Course on the Arctic Inclusive Pedagogy aims to develop a common curriculum.

Affiliated Marcus Klaus published in new article
Affiliated Marcus Klaus published in new article

Umeå researchers uses sound recordings to estimate how fast gases exchange between air and water.

Umeå researchers in scientific breakthrough for malaria research
Umeå researchers in scientific breakthrough for malaria research

Research team publishes in Cell seven metabolic pathsways that the malaria parasite to infect the liver.

27th August: Arctic Five live in Tromsø
27th August: Arctic Five live in Tromsø

Live from the University of Tromsø, The Arctic Five presents: Challenges for a changing Arctic.

Distinguished Disability Scholar Guest Professor at Umeå University
Distinguished Disability Scholar Guest Professor at Umeå University

Guest Professor Catherine J. Kudlick is Professor of History at San Francisco State University, USA.