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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...

Umeå University gets top marks once again from international students

2017-02-14
The results of the 2016 International Student Barometer (ISB) are evident – yet again Umeå University receives top marks by international students. IS...

Extractive industries have negative impacts on Indigenous peoples

2017-02-06
Extractive industries affect Indigenous peoples in Sweden and Australia, and Indigenous group’s perspectives are often ignored or trivialised, accordi...

Sami jubilee celebrated on campus

2017-02-03
This year, Umeå University is putting an extra focus on Arctic research, of which Sami research represents an important part. On Monday 6 February, th...

Arctic theme shows our expertise and breadth

2016-12-15
In 2017, Umeå University will focus particularly on Arctic research. The objective is to emphasise Umeå University’s profile as a leading Swedish univ...

Read the special section on historical games in the Rethinking History Journal

2016-11-29
Anna Foka at Humlab informs that the special section on historical games in the Rethinking History Journal is now available.

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Researcher Blog: Janet Enever

Janet EneverProfessor Janet Enever researches early language learning, and is currently visting India.
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A tentative view on primary language education policy in India

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