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

2017-11-06
Welcome to the lecture by Siavosh Derakhti on "Cultural diversity, racism and the importance of moral courage".

Attention international students - we want your feedback!

2017-10-30
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!

2017-10-27
Students and staff at Umeå University are invited to International Days.

Opening at Bildmuseet: Amar Kanwar / The Sovereign Forest

2017-10-05
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

2017-09-26
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

2017-04-10
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

2017-03-13
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

2017-03-08
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).

TEDxUmeå is looking for volunteers

2017-01-31
On 3 May, this year’s TEDxUmeå kicks off again. It will be the fourth time the event is organised in Umeå, this time attracting 400 participants over an afternoon and evening full of inspiration. The event usually covers areas such as research, music, sex role debate, creativity and life style prese...

Funding for degree project in India

2017-01-25
International Office announces funding for master's students who wish to carry out their degree project in India and young researchers who want to visit India to develop research contacts with partner universities.

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