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You can book your business travel through the University's travel agency American Express Global Business Travel (GBT). Trips can be booked via the self-booking portal, a mobile app, email or telephone.
Train journeys within Sweden can be booked in SJ's widget. You need to be logged in to Aurora to access the booking form.
When you travel for work, you may be entitled to a subsistence allowance and/or a salary supplement. These can be either taxable or tax-exempt.
Do you need a taxi from address to address that is not connected to a flight or train journey? Further information about taxi booking can be found on this page.
If you are planning to go by car on a business trip you should book a rental car rather than use your own car.
Tips and measures to increase your safety and security in connection with business travel.
Umeå University's environmental policy applies from 1 January 2020. The University wants to contribute to achieving the sustainable development goals of the 2030 Agenda.
When it comes to travel, the starting point is to
Employees of the University and people that work on behalf of the University are covered by the state's business travel insurance that applies to all business trips that you make on behalf of Umeå University, in Sweden and abroad.
More about business travel insurance (Swedish only)
The rules for business travel describe what you need to consider when planning and booking a business trip. For example, a bus or train is preferable for travel under 50km, why a rental car is better than taking your own car, and what applies when you collect personal bonuses for travel in the service.
Rules for business travel at Umeå University