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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

En skogsmaskin kör över hinder på en grusplan.
The world's first AI-controlled forest machine trained in Umeå

The AI system has been developed on a supercomputer in several million training steps.

Anna Jonsson, universitetslektor i datavetenskap, har långt hår och glasögon. Hon står i en grönskande utemiljö, och håller i sitt diplom.
Department of Computing Science once again rewarded for its educational efforts

Anna Jonsson, Docent in Computing Science, receives the student's prize for educational efforts.

Deltagare vid workshop om AI
AI Applications in Infection Biology by NDPIA

This course is specifically designed for young researchers in infection biology with limited background.

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.

Bild med texten "#frAIday seminar series about AI" och logotyp för Umeå Universitet och TAIGA, med en grågrön bakgrund
All You Want to Know About AI!

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

Study AI at Umeå University

Over 50 years of experience in AI research and education!

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