News about Education and Students
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...
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...
Welcome to the lecture by Siavosh Derakhti on "Cultural diversity, racism and the importance of moral courage".
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.
Students and staff at Umeå University are invited to International Days.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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).