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Umea University

Location

Campus Umeå, Umeå Sweden

Ranking

# =456QS World University Rankings

About Umea University

Umeå University is one of Sweden’s largest institutions of higher education with over 34,000 students and 4,000 faculty and staff. We are characterised by world-leading research in several scientific fields and a multitude of educations ranked highly in international comparison. Umeå University is also the site of the pioneering discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors – a revolution in genetic engineering that has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

At Umeå University, everything is nearby. Our cohesive campus environment makes it easy to meet, collaborate and exchange knowledge, which promotes a dynamic and open culture where we rejoice in each other's successes.

About Umea University

Umeå University is one of Sweden’s largest institutions of higher education with over 34,000 students and 4,000 faculty and staff. We are characterised by world-leading research in several scientific fields and a multitude of educations ranked highly in international comparison. Umeå University is also the site of the pioneering discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors – a revolution in genetic engineering that has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

At Umeå University, everything is nearby. Our cohesive campus environment makes it easy to meet, collaborate and exchange knowledge, which promotes a dynamic and open culture where we rejoice in each other's successes.

University information

13,650
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2,624
49%
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1,880
67%
33%

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Rankings & ratings

Umea University is one of the top universities in Umeå, Sweden. It is ranked #=456 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #297
  • 2014
    #=289
  • 2015
    #=267
  • 2016
    #=319
  • 2017
    #=294
  • 2018
    #338
  • 2019
    #=338
  • 2020
    #340
  • 2021
    #333
  • 2022
    #=365
  • 2023
    #=369
  • 2024
    #=465
  • 2025
    #=456

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