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Research schools

A research school – sometimes referred to as a graduate school – offers activities for and gathers doctoral students under one roof based on their specialisation or research education subjects. Umeå University has research schools in a multitude of subject fields and hosts several national research schools in collaboration with other universities.

Beside participating in national research schools, Umeå University’s doctoral students and supervisors also collaborate in research schools specific to Umeå University or those hosted by other universities. This page presents some of the research schools available at Umeå University.

DASH – The Swedish National Research School in Data, Culture and Society

DASH introduces digital methods from a critical humanities and social sciences perspective

Arctic Graduate School

The Arctic Graduate School is for Doctoral students with research focusing on the Arctic and sustainability.

The Research School QRM, Quantitative Research Methods in Education

The QRM Research School Project offers a range of courses to PhD students, post docs and senior researchers.

WASP-HS Graduate School

WASP-HS includes an extensive national graduate school with up to 70 PhD students.

Industrial Doctoral School for Research and Innovation

IDS facilitates collaboration between university researchers and the private and public sectors.

National Research School in General Practice

The website is aimed at all professions conducting research in primary healthcare.

Graduate School of Gender Studies

Umeå Centre for Gender Studies offers doctoral education within the Graduate School of Gender Studies.

National Graduate School on Ageing and Health

SWEAH research school aims to stimulate interdisciplinary collaboration in the fields of ageing and health.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Doctoral College

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities Doctoral College is an interdisciplinary forum for critical discussion on t...

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Latest update: 2023-09-01