Accommodation for researchers and guest researchers

Visiting researchers in need of accommodation can rent one of the 38 apartments which the university lets at Lars Färgares farm in Gammlia. Researchers in need of accommodation or a creative and secluded environment can also rent Lidman farm in Missenträsk.

Lars Färgares farm

There are 38 apartments available for rent at Lars Färgares farm in Gammlia. The apartments are primarily intended for foreign visiting researchers and visiting lecturers at the university, FOI and SLU. The apartments can also be rented out to others, subject to availability.

The apartment sizes range from studio apartments with kitchenettes to three-room apartments with a kitchen. All apartments are fully furnished and equipped, including bed linen and towels. Residents can also get access to the Internet and telephone services via ITS and Teleservice.

The visiting researcher's department will book and sign the contract for the apartment. It is the department that is primarily responsible for the apartment and for cleaning it on departure.

Lidman farm in Missenträsk

Lidman farm consists of two small residential buildings in Sara Lidman's home town of Missenträsk, about 30 kilometres from Jörn in Skellefteå municipality. The farm can be rented as a residence for researchers in need of a creative and secluded working environment, for recreation purposes, and for smaller gatherings or conferences for up to a maximum of 14 people.

There are two houses on the farm – the large farmhouse and the small farmhouse. The large farmhouse has a kitchen, bathroom, and a total of 5 beds. There is also a washing machine in the bathroom. The small farmhouse has a kitchen, bathroom, and a total of 5 beds. The small cottage has disabled access, with a ramp at the entrance and a wider door to the bathroom.

The farm can be rented all year round, by the day or by the week. The houses can also be rented separately. The rent does not include bed linen, towels or toiletries and the tenant must therefore provide these. The tenant is responsible for cleaning on vacating the houses. Cleaning equipment is provided.

Contact information

For more information about the apartments and renting them, please contact:
Carina Sehlstedt, Building Office
carina.sehlstedtumu.se
+46 (0)90 786 65 59
+46 (0)70 689 65 59

Carina Sehlstedt
2/9/2017