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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...

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...

The Umeå Academy of Fine Arts’ master's exhibition opens at Bildmuseet

2018-04-23
On Friday 4 May, Bildmuseet opens the annual graduate exhibition by master’s students at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. C.R.E.A.M. is the culmination ...

EU grants awarded to three Umeå researchers

2018-04-19
Three researchers at Umeå University have been awarded EU fellowships and grants for research projects in cryo-electron microscopy, energy storage and...

Epic film work by John Akomfrah opens at Bildmuseet

2018-03-31
Bildmuseet presents a new work by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah, his most ambitious project to date. Purple is an immersive six-channel v...

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