Exchange Studies

Hej future exchange students! We are happy that you are interested in spending your exchange period at Umeå Institute of Design. We hope the information provided on this page will be helpful as you embark on this new and exciting journey.

To come to Umeå Institute of Design as an exchange student your home university must have signed a formal exchange agreement with us. Contact the coordinator at your home university to learn if such an agreement exists, and if you can be nominated as an exchange student.

 Key information

How to be nominated

The coordinator at your home university has to nominate you for exchange studies at Umeå University by filling out an online form. The link to the form is not published online, it is sent by e-mail to your coordinator. More information about the nomination proceudre can be found at:

How to apply

When your home university has submitted the nomination you will receive application instructions and a link to the web page where you apply for courses.

Please note that you can apply for more than one course, as long as you rank the courses. It is important is that you - in addition to applying via the website - send your digital portfolio/home assignment and motivational letter to the international coordinator at UID.

Portfolio requirements

See link below for pdf document on portfolio requirements for incoming exchange students:

Important dates

In event of the dates below occurring on a weekend/holiday, the deadlines are postponed to the next weekday.

Nomination deadline

  • Spring semester: 3 October
  • Autumn semester: 1 April

Application deadline

  • Spring semester: 17 October
  • Autumn semester: 15 April
 

 Course Packages - Spring 2023

Industrial Design, Advanced Product, term 2

For detailed course package overview, click here»

Industrial Design, Interaction, term 2

For detailed course package overview, click here»

Industrial Design, Transportation, term 2

For detailed course package overview, click here»

 

Single Subject Courses - Spring 2023

Cognitive Design

For detailed course package overview, click here»

 

Overview of the nomination and application procedure


1. Your coordinator nominates you in our online nomination system, Solemove, before the nominaton deadline.


2. You receive an e-mail from Solemove with instructions on how to complete the nomination information in Solemove.


3. Once you have completed the nomination information, you receive another e-mail from Solemove with instructions on how to apply for courses.


4. A Notification of Selection Results (admission result) is published at the end of May for autumn semester applicants, and at the end of November  for spring semester applicants.

Latest update: 2022-06-20