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Enthusiastic Nobel Prize winner visited Umeå University on Lucia Day

One of this year's Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry, Jacques Dubochet, arrived by train (for environmental reasons!) in Umeå on Lucia morning to visit Umeå University. In addition to holding a lecture on his revolutionary research, he met with the media, research colleagues and answered questions fr...

Umeå students helped break charity record

Musikhjälpen is an annual radio show with the objective of raising money for charity. This year, the show broke a collection record - all broadcast from Umeå. According to Michele Cicchetti, Umeå Student Union and the initiative Umeå students for Musikhjälpen, Umeå students did extremely well in the...

Equal opportunities seminar: Cultural diversity, racism and the importance of moral courage

Welcome to the lecture by Siavosh Derakhti on "Cultural diversity, racism and the importance of moral courage".

Attention international students - we want your feedback!

Complete the International Student Barometer and have a chance to win SEK 11,000. This is your opportunity to tell us what’s working and what you think of your university experience to date.

International Days - visit Global Village and celebrate 30 years of Erasmus!

Students and staff at Umeå University are invited to International Days.

Opening at Bildmuseet: Amar Kanwar / The Sovereign Forest

On Friday 20 October at 19:00 Bildmuseet opens a large exhibition by recognised artist and filmmaker Amar Kanwar. The Sovereign Forest is a poetic response to the conflict over land and the resistance of local communities in the Indian state of Odisha.

Apply for exchange studies outside Europe

Do you want to challenge yourself and gain invaluable experiences? Get to know a new country, culture, and make new friends? Strengthen your CV with international experiences? Take the opportunity to study abroad!

Minute of silence for victims of Stockholm attack

Umeå University invites everyone to partake in a national minute of silence on Monday 10 April at 12:00 to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attack in Stockholm on Friday and show support for their family and friends.

Ending all investments in fossil fuels

Umeå University, the fourth largest institution of higher education in Sweden, has decided to end all investments in companies that produce, process or distribute coal, oil or gas, the so-called fossil fuels.

Internship in Shanghai

The Nordic Centre at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, announces an internship from the beginning of September to the end of December 2017. Students studying at one of the Nordic centre's member universities can apply (Umeå University is a member).

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