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Skype for business is a digital collaboration tool for calls, chats and digital meetings. Skype is available to all employees at Umeå University.
Skype for business is one of the university's tools for making calls and arranging digital meetings. The service is suitable for meetings between employees at Umeå University or with people outside Umeå University who use the same solution. Skype is well suited for presentations within the Office package and for spontaneous meetings. Note that only employees can create meetings in Skype, but to join a meeting you do not need a full version of Skype for Business.
Skype for Business is available for both PC and Mac and can be used in computers, tablets and smart phones. You who do not have your own computer can call via a desk phone.
With Skype for Business, you can:
On the university's website Manual, you will find manuals for how to get started with Skype, for example instructions on how to install Skype and connect to Skype meetings. You can also watch our instructional video below.
Basic functionality for meetings in Skype. Video in Swedish with English subtitles.
You can conduct a digital meeting in Skype directly at your desk, but it is also possible to book meeting rooms with screen, sound and camera. You can book a room yourself in our system TimeEdit. Log in with your Umu-id.
You can send a request to Servicedesk when you need assistance with:
Phone: +46 90-786 63 00
Manuals and instructions can be found on the website Manual.
Operation information (Swedish only)