University of Umeå

The University of Umeå ( Umeå Universitet ) is a public university in the Swedish city of Umeå . The university was founded in 1965 and fifth the oldest university in Sweden. In 2012 the university according to the British magazine “Times Higher Education (THE)” the 23th higher education institution in the world that existed more than 50 years. [1]

In 2013, the Umeå University had more than 36,000 registered students, of whom 17 000 full-time students (including graduate students) were. The university has more than 4,000 employees, including 365 professors.


The University of Umeå four faculties and nine institutes on its campus, in addition to several more dependent establishments in the cities Skellefteå and Örnsköldsvik .

The faculties

  • Faculty Arts
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Faculty of Social Science

The institutes

  • Umeå Designinstituut
  • Umeå Institute of Technology
  • Academy of Architecture
  • Trade College of Umeå (USBE)
  • Pedagogical Academy Umeå (USE)
  • Academy of Fine Arts
  • Umeå Center for Sports Sciences
  • Restaurant College Umeå


  1. Go up↑ ( and ) The 100 Under 50 university rankings: results, Times Higher Education, May 31, 2012

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