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Research excellence

Many of our more than 2,000 researchers belong to top national and international research teams within their respective discipline. Arctic research, epidemiology and global health, gender studies, infection medicine, plant and forest biotechnology and sports sciences are some of the areas in which Umeå University holds a strong position.

Strategic research areas
Strategic research areas

We have two strategic research areas: energy research and marine environment research.

The Arctic University in Sweden
The Arctic University in Sweden

We conduct research on climate and the environment, but also on life in the North.

Ground-breaking research
Ground-breaking research

We aim to recruit top talent and give researchers the conditions they need to succeed.