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Umeå Institute of Design


Activate your Umu-id
Activate your Umu-id

After admission, you will be given an Umu-id, but you need to activate it yourself.

Umu card
Umu card

For access to the premises, copying and for borrowing at the University Library.

Frequently asked questions

  • When does the term start?

    The official start of the Spring term 2019 academic term is 21 January 2019. The Autumn term ends on 20 January 2019. An Orientation for new international students will be held in the beginning of the term. Find more dates regarding the application process at Key dates and deadlines. Start and end dates for other terms are available in the Academic Calendar.

    Key dates and deadlines
    Academic calendar

  • How can I find a place to stay in Umeå?

    Umeå University organises housing for exchange and tuition fee paying students.
    International Housing Office

    Here's a page where you may also find useful information on how to find a place to stay via private and public landlords in Umeå.

  • Do I need to reply to my Notification of selection results?

    If you have applied to Umeå University for studies with the application deadlines 15 April or 15 October, you must reply to your Notification of selection results at to keep your place in the course or programme.

    Notification of selection results

    Please note: If you are an exchange student, or have applied for studies with the application deadlines 15 January or 15 August, you shall not reply to your Notification of selection results.

  • More questions and answers

    Via the link below you will find more answers to frequently asked questions about who to contact for specific questions, how to get a user account, social activities etc. If you can't find the answers you seek in these pages, you are always welcome to contact us. You can use the contact form on this page, or call our switchboard at +46 90-786 50 00.

    FAQ for new students