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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...

Say it Fast, Fluent and Flawless

2017-03-28
A new doctoral dissertation by Parvin Gheitasi at Umeå University explores the different functions of prefabricated phrases in young learners’ oral la...

Women in focus during Sami Week

2017-03-03
Sami women will in various ways stand at the centre of attention during the 2017 Sami Week. According to Michael Lindblad, chairperson of Umeå Sami As...

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...

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