Text presentations of Umeå University
The wide-spanning organization of Umeå University can be tricky to describe. The following short and long presentations, sometimes called boilerplate, have been developed to help you describe or present Umeå University in various contexts.
Presentation – Short
Umeå University is one of Sweden's largest universities with over 36,000 students and 4,000 employees. The university is home to a wide range of high-quality education programmes and world-class research in a number of fields. Umeå University was also where the revolutionary gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered that has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. At Umeå University, distances are short. The university's unified campus encourages academic meetings, an exchange of ideas and interdisciplinary co-operation, and promotes a dynamic and open culture in which students and staff rejoice in the success of others.
Presentation – Long
Umeå University is one of Sweden's largest universities with over 36,000 students and 4,000 employees. The university is home to a wide range of education programmes and world-class research in a number of fields. Umeå University was also where the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered – a revolution in gene-technology that was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Founded in 1965, Umeå University is characterised by tradition and stability as well as innovation and change. Education and research on a high international level contributes to new knowledge of global importance, inspired, among other things, by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The university houses creative and innovative people that take on societal challenges. Through long-term collaboration with organisations, trade and industry, and other universities, Umeå University continues to develop northern Sweden as a knowledge region.
The international atmosphere at the university and its unified campus encourages academic meetings, an exchange of ideas and interdisciplinary co-operation. The cohesive environment enables a strong sense of community and a dynamic and open culture in which students and staff rejoice in the success of others.
Campus Umeå and Umeå Arts Campus are only a stone's throw away from Umeå town centre and are situated next to one of Sweden's largest and most well-renowned university hospitals. The university also has campuses in the neighbouring towns Skellefteå and Örnsköldsvik.
At Umeå University, you will also find the highly-ranked Umeå Institute of Design, the environmentally certified Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics and the only architectural school with an artistic orientation – Umeå School of Architecture. The university also hosts a contemporary art museum Bildmuseet and Umeå's science centre – Curiosum. Umeå University is one of Sweden's five national sports universities and hosts an internationally recognised Arctic Research Centre.
Power Point Presentation
Umeå University - general information 16:9, English (16 MB)
Umeå University - general information 4:3, English (15,4 MB)
Umeå University - general information 16:9, Swedish (16 MB)
Umeå University - general information 4:3, Swedish (14.8 MB)
Produced: July 2021
This is Umeå University
Produced: April 2018
Aktum (Umeå University's House Magazine)
24 pages, 4 publications per year
Available in English and Swedish versions
Think is the Umeå University magazine focusing on research. No 1. 2020 puts extra focus on a sustainable world-
Think no. 1, 2020 (6 MB). In English.
Tänk no. 1, 2020 (6 MB). In Swedish.
Available in English and Swedish versions
Produced: January 2020
Vision and Strategies
Umeå University 2020: Vision and Objectives
Presentation material for international student recruitment
Presentation folder and various printed inserts for degree programmes and exchange studies.The folder allows for additional inclusion of specific departmental or programme specific information in standard A4 format, t.ex. testimonials. Six postcards are also available.
Produced: September 2016
Your guide to studies at Umeå University
Brochure for international students (outside of formal exchange agreements)
Your guide to exchange studies at Umeå University
Brochure for incoming exchange students
7 Top Reasons to choose Umeå University
Flyer for international students