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Artificial intelligence at Umeå University

AI, or artificial intelligence, is about systems and technologies that can analyze their environment and more or less independently take action to achieve a specific goal. At Umeå University, research and education in AI has been conducted since the 1970s. Today, close to 100 researchers and teachers work in the field of AI and they are found at all faculties - medicine, science, social sciences and humanities.

AI Research

Umeå University has world-leading researchers who work in national and international AI-projects.
Major research programs

Many of our AI projects fall under major national research programs.

Researchers and teachers engaged in artificial intelligence at Umeå University

Nearly 100 researchers and teachers at Umeå University are involved in areas related to AI.

En tjen står i en medicinsk miljö
AI projects

Read more about Umeå University's research in AI that spans a large number of areas.

Latest news on AI at Umeå university

Kary Främling, professor vid institutionen för datavetenskap, sitter vid skrivbord med en dator och en skärm på väggen
The mysterious "black box" of AI has been opened by Umeå professor

Professor Kary Främling can explain results, actions or recommendations made by the majority of AI systems.

Bilden visar en kvinna som sitter och arbetar med en laptop, utomhus på en trappa i solen.
Prejudices favour neither students nor the IT industry

Getting more women and non-binary people to understand the opportunities in IT is a priority.

Sophia Harlid sits at a white table and smiles while talking to three researcher who have their backs to the camera.
AI for Images and Genomes, Cancer Research at the Lunch Pitch

Pitches: AI for image processing, understanding breast cancer risk and unravelling plant genome complexity.

Education, training and collaboration within AI

At Umeå University, you can take courses and training to increase your competence in AI. We also collaborate with companies and organizations.
AI Network

Collaborations in various forms are very important for the development of AI.

All You Want to Know About AI!

A seminar series arranged by TAIGA, Centre for Transdisciplinary AI.

AI education

Umeå University is offering number courses in artificial intelligence.

More on AI

“I’ve learned a lot about the different directions to pursue after my studies”

Meet Joost Vossers, master's student in Artificial Intelligence from the Netherlands.

IT manager returns to his roots in the Industrial Doctoral School

Region Västerbotten is investing in AI research in close collaboration with the University.

His AI and VR skills is highly valued

Engineer – and future doctor. Karl Nyberg, student representative in the Faculty of Medicine's AI council.

Communications officers

Claes Björnberg
Communications officer
Per Melander
Communications officer
Victoria Skeidsvoll
Communications officer
Latest update: 2024-03-25