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The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Umeå University is responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate education as well as for research within the field of humanities. There are almost 400 employees in the faculty and approximately 10 600 enrolled students (2 500 full-time equivalents).

The Faculty of Arts Board, under the leadership of the Dean, Per-Olof Erixon, Assistant Deans, Lotta Vikström and Ann-Catrine Edlund, has overall responsibility for faculty, including all courses and research programmes. Read more...

Third in Sweden on number of applicants per place

2018-08-14
Umeå University is top three in Sweden on the number of qualified first choice applicants to this autumn’s courses and programmes. This according to s...

Eco-Visionaries exhibition opens at Bildmuseet

2018-05-31
Summer exhibition opening at Bildmuseet on Friday 15 June! Two new exhibitions are to be inaugurated, one of them Eco-Visionaries, presenting works by...

Photography by Jochen Lempert at Bildmuseet this summer

2018-05-31
Summer exhibition opening at Bildmuseet on Friday 15 June! Two exhibitions are to be inaugurated, one of them Jochen Lemperts solo exhibition Sudden S...

All-round improved work environment at the University

2018-05-03
The University's work environment is moving in the right direction in almost every area. This is evident in the summary results from this year's empl...

Focus on those closest affected

2018-04-30
Due to the recent murder suspected by the police to have taken place in a student room in Ålidhem, Umeå University has taken a number of measures. Dur...

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