Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts comprises four departments, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Bildmuseet and three interdisciplinary units/research centres.
The major areas of activity are Language Studies, Culture Studies, History, Archaeology, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Literature, Art, Media Studies and teacher education in Creative Studies. In addition to research more closely bound to the individual subject areas, interdisciplinary research environments have also been developed focusing on such aspects as Northern studies, Gender studies and Ageing and living conditions.
Currently, the faculty offers thirteen undergraduate programmes and five master's programmes. However, most of the education offered are non-programme courses in around thirty linguistic and historical-philosophical subjects.
Many are trained, few employed, fewer still remain in the medical profession in rural areas. This is the result of a major healthcare reform in Tanzania, where private sector assistance was provided to train and retain healthcare professionals. This is the result of a doctoral thesis completed at Um...
Can we ever truly understand the passing of time in a world in a state of constant flux? As the first art institution in Sweden, Bildmuseet presents William Kentridge's The Refusal of Time. The large scale installation opens on Friday 12 October.
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 statistics from the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR).
Summer exhibition opening at Bildmuseet on Friday 15 June! Two new exhibitions are to be inaugurated, one of them Eco-Visionaries, presenting works by international artists proposing more sustainable attitudes towards the place of human beings on this earth.
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