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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

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.

News

Skytteanska samfundet prize to Nils Skoglund
Published: 18 Apr, 2019

Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet has chosen to give Nils Skoglund the organisation’s prize of SEK 40,000.

High Greenhouse gas emissions from Western Siberian lakes
Published: 11 Apr, 2019

A study by CIRC in Nature Communications shows that CO2-emissions from Western Siberia lakes are high.

Collaboration with industry generates funding for solar energy researchers
Published: 09 Apr, 2019

Kempe Foundations grants SEK 700,000 to world-class spectrophotometer for the Department of Physics.

IDS celebrates 10-year jubilee and continues to strive upwards
Published: 09 Apr, 2019

Umeå University’s Industrial Doctoral School (IDS) is celebrating its first decade of successful activities.

Doctoral student selected for Nobel meeting in Germany
Published: 04 Apr, 2019

Together with other young scientists Casper de Lichtenberg will meet with Nobel laureates in Germany.