Umeå University is ranked among the best young universities in the world. Additionally, 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.
Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden's fifth oldest university. Today, we have a strong international presence with students, teachers and researchers from all over the world. As one of the leading comprehensive universities in the nation, we are alive with enthusiasm, innovation, creativity and fresh ideas.
We have developed interaction between research, education, collaboration and innovation that challenges boundaries and plays a crucial role in the region's development.
The University is a dynamic meeting place where interdisciplinary knowledge is generated and disseminated. Creative environments attract students, researchers, teachers and collaborating partners nationally and globally.