Google Apps is being phased out

Umeå University is phasing out Google Apps in the autumn of 2021. If you currently are using Google Apps you need move your files to another service.

The university has decided to phase out Google Apps during the autumn of 2021. This is due to the fact that there is no Personal Data Processing Agreements for Google Apps which means that the university can not not fulfil the the General Data Protection Regulation. If you are using Google Apps today you need to choose another service.

Digital collaboration systems

What you need to do

  • If you are looking to choose a digital collaboration system for your digital collaboration you need to choose another service. Umeå University has chosen Office 365 (Teams, Sharepoint) as our service for digital meetings and collaborations.
    More about services for digital meetings and collaborations
  • If you are currently forwarding email from your address to your Google Apps email address, you need to stop doing so.
  • If you are currently using Google Apps you need to stop your usage and move your your files. You are personally responsible for moving your files to a suitable service. You can use the Google Takeout service to export your data from Google Apps.
    Export your files with Google Takeout

Protection of valuable assets

For more information, please see our Swedish website.



You can send a request to Servicedesk when you need assistance with:

  • Technical support
  • Ordering access to different systems

Phone: +46 90-786 63 00


Manuals and instructions can be found on the website Manual.

Operation information (Swedish only)

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