Umeå universitet

country rank 6
world rank 348

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, Umeå universitet (Umeå University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Umeå (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vasterbotten County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Örnsköldsvik, Skellefteå. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Umeå universitet (UmU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Umeå universitet (UmU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UmU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Umeå University

Acronym
UmU

Founded
1965

Colours
Blue and white

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University Location

Address
Campus Umeå
Umeå (population range: 50,000-249,999)
901 87 Vasterbotten County Sweden

T +46 (90) 786 5000

F +46 (90) 786 9995

Other locations
Örnsköldsvik, Skellefteå

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate Not available

Admission Office
Umeå University, Student Services
Umeå 901 87
+46 (90) 786 88 00
(90) 7865000


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Umeå universitet's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

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Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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Online Courses

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