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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

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

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Study abroad

What exchange programmes are available for studies abroad? Read more about it here.

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

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

A day at Umeå School of Architecture

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


More efficient medical imaging can improve cancer care
Published: 2024-02-22

Improved data collection in PET scans increases patient safety and comfort.

Javad's findings could lead to better healthcare
Published: 2024-02-20

Since 2020, Javad has researched and studied algorithms to improve healthcare, for example.

New non-toxic method for producing high-quality graphene oxide
Published: 2024-02-20

Produces significantly fewer defects compared to the most commonly used method today.

Microbial eco-evolutionary research collaboration with Korea
Published: 2024-02-20

STINT-funded research collaboration with Inha University researchers begins with a visit to Incheon, Korea

Large Language models for efficient data management - new summer course!
Published: 2024-02-20

How to use the technology behind ChatGPT and the major language models.


Anna-Lena Lindskog
Communications officer
Latest update: 2022-11-03