Equal opportunity and work environment

Umeå University offers students a study and work enviroment where respect for and trust in the individual are our cornerstones. Our work and relationships are characterized by respect, perceptivity and a positive view on humankind. An open dialogue between people with different backgrounds, perspectives and capabilities lays the foundation for learning, creative energy and development.

For most individuals, academic studies are an exciting and developmental period in one's life. However, sometimes the unexpected can happen. On these pages you can find information about current rules and regulations that apply and where you can turn to if you have a problem.

Student influence and student participation

Umeå University's view is that all activities related to education at the university should be based on collaboration between staff and students. This cooperation will in turn build on a quest for mutual trust and responsibility. There are both national and local regulations dealing with student influence and student participation.

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Discrimination and harassment

Do you feel that you have been exposed to abusive treatment or discrimination?

Brochure on discrimination and harassmentThe brochure provides information on where you can get support and how to report violations and discrimination:

Further information in the brochure Discrimination and harassment