Rules for unofficial documents regarding the completion of study programmes
When students have fulfilled the requirements for a degree, they should request a degree certificate from the university at their own initiative. A degree certificate is the only official document that shows that a student has fulfilled the requirements for a degree.
Rules for unofficial documents regarding the completion of study programmes (written in Swedish)
The template, in Swedish or English, can be found on the staff web under Templates with logo (to see all templates, login is required).
The purpose of this regulation is to promote the fair examination of students. The regulation applies for written exams, regardless of where the exam is held. It is also in effect during applicable parts of digital written exams. The regulation shall be applied during both regular exams and re-sits
This policy document is a supplement to the Rules and guidelines for written exams. It defines the division of responsibilities between the relevant parts of the organisation.
This regulation aims to clarify and legally secure grading and examination at Umeå University. The document includes rules and procedures for examiners, grades, compulsory educational modules, adapted examination form and retakes.
The regulations define rules for placement as well as grants and remuneration to students for additional costs during placements and study visits.
The purpose of these Administrative Procedures is to clarify the rules for, and the handling of, disciplinary cases within the educational programme at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels at the University. This is to ensure a legally secure and transparent process in disciplinary matters, provide support with the application and administration of the disciplinary rules, and so as to be able to proactively work within the field.
This regulation specifies how Umeå University administers schedules, registration, leave from studies, non-completion, giving out exams, registering of grades, publication of examination results, and fees for students.
The procedure describes the process for applying for and receiving a decision on support, the support measures available and the university’s internal distribution of responsibility for support and adaptation measures for students with disabilities.
These regulations for student influence are based on the notion that all activities related to education at Umeå University will be based on collaboration between the University's staff and students. This cooperation shall in turn be based on mutual trust and responsibility. These regulations are based on the existing legislation pertaining to student influence and student participation and aim to concretise what this means at Umeå University. The practical application takes place in the day to day work at the various organisational levels.
Rules for course syllabi and literature lists
This document contains rules and guidelines concerning the content of course syllabi and literature lists. It also describes how to work with course syllabi and course literature in Umeå University’s education database, Selma.
This document contains rules regarding programme syllabi drawn up at Umeå University. The purpose is to ensure a legally certain and institution-wide process for the drawing up and revision of programme syllabi. The rule applies to new or revised programme syllabi established after 1 January 2020.
Umeå University has a coherent quality system for education that is integrated into the University’s operating cycle. The quality system is based on nine activities that support, develop and highlight our systematic quality work. These activities together encompass all of the University’s organisational levels and are implemented in different time cycles. This document describes these activities and how they contribute to both quality development and quality assurance.
Rules for tuition fees
Per the Swedish Code of Statutes, SFS 2010:543, all non-EU/EEA citizens are required to pay tuition for studies at the level of higher education.
Procedures for degree project
This document clarifies the procedures concerning the roles and division of responsibility for degree project courses. These procedures apply throughout Umeå University. Both faculties and departments should use these procedures as a basis for more precise course-specific instructions.