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Umea University

891 33 Lasarettsgatan 7B Örnsköldsvik View map
#338
Public
High
13,980
1,960
1,020

Overview

2015 marks the 50th anniversary for Umeå University, the largest institution of higher education in northern Sweden, with over 31,500 students.

Umeå University is renowned for its comprehensive educational approach and creative learning environments, including its large ‘American style’ main campus and contemporary Arts Campus by the riverside. The university is characterised by its openness and approachability. International students have been surveyed as the most satisfied in Sweden for four consecutive years.

Many of our more than 2,000 researchers and teachers are among the elite in Sweden and throughout the world. Designated environments of strong research include: Ecosystem changes, global health, infection biology, plant and forest biotechnology, solar fuels and welfare studies. The groundbreaking discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 mechanism in bacteria, which became a gene editing tool now used in research labs worldwide, began in a laboratory here.

University Highlights

Total students - 13,980

34%
66%

International students - 1,020

49%
51%

Total faculty staff - 1,960

255
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Total students - 13,980

34%
66%

International students - 1,020

49%
51%

Total faculty staff - 1,960

1705
255

Postgraduate Program

14,000 - 16,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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