Study at the Faculty of Science and Technology

The Faculty of Science and Technology offers a wide range of courses and programmes and actively updates the curriculum in tune with progress in research and on the labour market. The world class achievements at our research centers with staff of various nationalities and the connection with industry lead to an interdisciplinary and international approach in our academic programs.

Proximity to research, excellent teaching and a relaxed atmosphere characterize the faculty’s education.

We offer 22 Bachelor’s programmes, of which one is taught in English, and 13 Master’s programmes in English. Our eleven departments offer a possibility to pursue a doctoral degree. Students who do not intend to study a whole programme may easily apply for single courses at all levels.


Application for Exchange studentsApplication for all other International students

Information about late applications

As the process of obtaining a visa may well jeopardise your chances of arriving in time for the course start, we do not recommend that non-EU/EEA residents make late applications.

Our international students are satisfied

2017-02-14: Umeå University gets top marks once again from international students

2015-04-02: Umeå University first in Sweden for international student satisfaction

2014-03-28: International students at Umeå University most satisfied in Europe

2013-04-02: International students give Umeå University top satisfaction marks for 2nd consecutive year2012-04-02: International students give Umeå University top marks for satisfaction2011-04-06: International students rank Umeå University #2 in Sweden and #4 in Europe

Our education programmes

At the Faculty of Science and Technology, we offer 23 Bachelor's programmes of which one is given in English and 14 Master's programmes in English.

Undergraduate Programme in English:
Bachelor of Science in Life Science, 180 ECTS International Master's Programmes in English:
Architecture and Urban Design
Advanced Product Design
Computational Science and Engineering
Computing Science
Earth Science
Interaction Design
Molecular Biology
Plant and Forest Biotechnology
Robotics and Control
Transportation Design

More information about our programmes in English

Do you want to know more about the education programmes we offer in English?

Read more in the folder:

Science & Technology at Umeå University

Contact Information

Lennart Johansson, Recruitment International students

Tel:  +46(090)-786 64 78

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Discrimination & harassment

Have you been subjected to harassment or discrimination?

The brochure provides information on where you can get support and how to report violations and discrimination:

Read more in the brochure Discrimination & harassment