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There are many challenges for future engineers and natural scientists. Global environmental issues, more efficient solar cells, artificial intelligence, technology that ensures clean water availability, smarter drugs, and improving IT systems. With knowledge and skills you can influence the future while creating a career. At our faculty, over 3,000 future technicians, natural scientists, industry designers, pharmaceutists and architects study.

Doctoral studies
Doctoral studies

Read more about doctoral education in science and technology at Umeå University.

Proximity to research, excellent teaching and a relaxed atmosphere characterize the faculty's education. The world class achievements at our research centers with staff of various nationalities and the connection with industry lead to an interdisciplinary and international approach in all our academic programmes.

We offer 22 Bachelor's programmes, of which one is taught in English, and 13 Master's programmes in English. Our eleven departments offer a possibility to pursue a doctoral degree. Students who do not intend to study a whole programme may easily apply for single courses at all levels.


Application for exchange students
Application for all other international students

Information about late applications

As the process of obtaining a visa may well jeopardise your chances of arriving in time for the course start, we do not recommend that non-EU/EEA residents make late applications.

Articles about education

An ordinary day at the Life Science programme
An ordinary day at the Life Science programme

Hunting for the medicines of tomorrow. Meet the students at the lab.

A day at Umeå School of Architecture
A day at Umeå School of Architecture

Meet students and teachers at Umeå School of Architecture during an ordinary day.


Umeå Institute of Design takes top spot in Red Dot Ranking
Published: 22 Oct, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design occupies top position on the Red Dot Design Ranking.

The UN trains weapons inspectors in Umeå
Published: 03 Oct, 2019

The European CBRNE Center hosts leadership course for UN weapons inspectors

Western Siberian rivers and lakes emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere
Published: 11 Sep, 2019

Thesis shows warmer climate and permafrost thawing increase greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian waters.

New leadership at Umeå School of Architecture
Published: 04 Sep, 2019

Mikael Henningsson, Sara Thor, Michael Gruber and Amalia Katapodis will lead Umeå School of Architecture.

Power-hungry Clouds: How to (Res)train Your Dragon
Published: 03 Sep, 2019

Jakub Krzywda develops models to control cloud power infrastructures consumption and hosted applications.


Lennart Johansson
Coordinator, faculty
Anna-Lena Lindskog
Communication officer