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The Faculty of Arts and Humanities Welcomes You!

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...

Andrey Petrov new IASSA President

2017-06-12
Russian American Andrey Petrov takes over as chairperson of the international Arctic research body IASSA. The university in Archangelsk will be hostin...

Biochemist and metabolomics researcher take honorary roles at Umeå University

2017-06-12
Björn O. Nilsson, biochemist and CEO of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), and Professor Gary Suizdak, the Scripps Research Inst...

Arctic awards to Alaska and Greenland

2017-06-12
Ann Fienup-Riordan from Alaska and Carl Christian Olsen from Greenland take home the 2017 IASSA Awards. The award is given every three years.

Umeå unites global Arctic researchers

2017-06-09
Researchers, decision-makers and opinion makers from all over the world have gathered at Umeå University to discuss the future of the Arctic. One of t...

Summer Opening at Bildmuseet 18 June

2017-06-01
Blood, fire, earth, water and her own body; Ana Mendieta's poetic and striking works from the 1970s and 1980s are a delicate balancing act between vul...

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Janet EneverProfessor Janet Enever researches early language learning, and is currently visting India.
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