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Umeå University

Umeå University

Entity Type
Location
Founding Date
1965

Umeå University is Sweden’s fifth oldest university. It is best known for its Institute of Design and research into genomes. Over 500 courses and 34-degree programs are taught in English at the university, including more than 30 two-year master's programs in science and technology, social sciences, business, health and medicine, and the arts. It comprises students and faculty from all over the globe, with over 52 languages spoken at Umeå.

  • From its location in the northerly half of Sweden, students can enjoy the northern lights, the midnight sun in the summer months, as well as the rugged arctic landscape where wild elk roam freely.
  • Its campus is home to IKSU Sport, Europe’s largest training and fitness facility, as well as many elite local sports teams.