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Our Faculty has 3300 students, 200 doctoral students and a staff of 1019 consisting teachers, scientists and administrators. The Faculty has 11 institutions, 7 Research Centres and Umeå Institute of Techology, Umeå Institute of Design and Umeå School of Architecture.
These pages serve as a support for those who work at the faculty. If you have any questions please contact The Dean's office.
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During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.
Welcome to Open House and re-opening of our refurbished incubator. Mingle with great minds, check out new rental spaces, challenge a collegue in the science quiz or have a speed chat with a business coach.
The Swedish government research funding body, Formas, is visiting Umeå University on 1 March to present their open call for proposals in environment, agricultural industries and community-building.
The Vice-Chancellor has decided to adopt a code of rules and procedures for the appointment of heads of department from 14 February onwards. This code stipulates routines for the appointment of new heads of office and prolonging these heads' terms of office. The code also states that heads of department who enter their post for the first time should be offered a mentor, and it describes the importance of qualified administrative support for the assignment.
In December, information about a change in mobile network operator stated that the University would change its mobile contracts from Telia to TDC this February. The big move of all contracts has been postponed to give room for a test period where a small group of users will be moved this spring. This in order to test and ensure that all administrative processes involved will run smoothly.
The Spring Graduation Ceremony at Umeå University takes place at Aula Nordica on Saturday 20 May. Here you can find information about time and dates, dress code and how to register.
ReaL is a competence and career programme for research leaders at Umeå University in three steps. Apply to step 1 - Researchers in an early stage of the research career. The last day of application is Friday, March 3.
The Vice-Chancellor has decided that a quality system for doctoral education should be introduced at Umeå University from 1 February 2017. No such system has previously existed.
In December 2016, the rules for classification of courses to areas of education became invalid. The Vice-Chancellor has now decided that re-classification of courses should take place based upon subject content until new rules apply.
Have you got an exciting idea worth spreading on the TEDxUmeå stage on 3 May 2017? Or can you think of someone else's ideas that would be suited? The organisers are now looking for international, national and local speakers who are at the top of the game in their respective fields. Submissions need to be in by 10 February.
The current Faculty of Science and Techology´s Board, including the Dean and Pro-dean has a mandate until June 30, 2017. A new board will be elected on May 3.
At the Spring Graduation Ceremony on 20 May 2017, the popular science award Baltics Samverkanspris will be awarded a teacher or researcher at Umeå University. Therefore, it is now time to submit nominations.