Umeå University – with nearly 31,000 registered students and 4,200 employees – is alive with enthusiasm, curiosity and fresh ideas. We have a strong international and multicultural presence with students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.
Umeå University is one of the largest providers of higher education in Sweden and we are dedicated to offering a broad and attractive range of academic disciplines in a stimulating environment. We carry out cutting-edge international research within ageing and population studies, infections, and plant and forest biotechnology.
Umeå University is among the best young universities in the world according to recent, highly-respected rankings tables. In addition, we are among the global elite in several academic areas. Our objective is to maintain a strong international position as one of Sweden’s leading universities.