Systems for the digital learning environment is a concept called e-learning. At Umeå University, there is support for teachers who want to use online tools in teaching.

Systems for e-learning

The systems for e-learning that we maintain and develop at Umeå university are:



Umu Play

Inspera (e-examination)

Ouriginal (previously Urkund)


Training and Support

Do you need support? UPL offers daily support via Servicedesk for Canvas, Zoom, Umu Play, Ouriginal (Urkund) and Mentimeter.

We also offer drop in Tuesdays to Fridays in Zoom, a user forum in Teams and workshops for our e-learning systems.

Read more about training and support


Do you have any questions or concerns about support or training for e-learning systems?

Do you want to book a visit or a workshop for your department or unit?

Contact Karl Idberger, Deputy Director at UPL.


What kind of tools do you need to plan your course? Through the links below you can read more about what to consider when using our online tools.

Learning platform at Umeå University
Help pages for the learning platform Canvas
Digital accessibility in teaching
Contact and support for e-learning


The links below provide information and tips on how to produce materials, such as using video and a checklist for your course in Canvas.

Video for learning
Checklist for your course in Canvas


In the links below you will find tips and suggestions about tools that can help with the implementation of a course. For example, it can be plagiarism control tools or tools that contribute to communication, interactivity, increased collaboration and discussion in your teaching.

Online lectures, meetings and seminars
Plagiarism and the Ouriginal plagiarism checker

Hanna Karlsson