Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 29 October 2020)

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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.


Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020
Published: 27 Oct, 2020

Stefan Björklund talks about the KBC DAYS 2020 and why they chose this year’s main topics

New Director to lead HPC2N
Published: 27 Oct, 2020

Professor Paolo Bientinesi appointed as new Director of HPC2N, as professor Bo Kågström steps down.

Virginia Dignum joins the Global Partnership on AI
Published: 25 Oct, 2020

Professor Virginia Dignum new member of global initiative on AI.

Top-listed AI startups in Sweden based on research at Umeå University
Published: 21 Oct, 2020

Algoryx, Infobaleen, Prediktera and Shimmercat are all among the brightest startups within AI in Sweden.

Spin-off Elastisys part of fog computing project
Published: 05 Oct, 2020

Elastisys is part of a project with novel fog computing technologies for smart water management.


Lennart Johansson
Faculty office coordinator
Anna-Lena Lindskog
Communications officer