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2 University Umeå University Umeå University is investing in creative environments for study and work. We offer education of the highest quality, world- leading research and outstanding oppor- tunities for innovation and collaboration. More than 4,000 employees and 36,000 have chosen Umeå University.

3 Umeå University Management Marianne Sommarin, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research Anders Fällström, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Education Lena Gustafsson, Vice-Chancellor Kjell Jonsson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Lars Lustig, University Director Agneta Marell, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for External Relations and Innovation

4 Strong Research Environments Umeå University has designated 14 strong research environments Ageing research Ecosystem changes Environmental and resource economics Gender studies Global health Infection biology Light in science and technology Modelling living systems – IceLab Northern Studies Plant and forest biotechnology Solar fuels The dynamics, structure and function of proteins The environment’s chemistry – from molecules to the ecosystem Welfare studies

5 Priority Areas of Research Collaboration There are three priority areas of research collaboration at Umeå University: Green Future, Applied IT And Umeå Arts Campus. Priority areas of collaboration include research areas with outstanding operations which also have large regional growth potential.

6 Funding for Talented Young Researchers Umeå University supports its young researchers with promising careers in their chosen fields. To date, the university has allocated SEK 2 million in career grants for more than 100 talented individuals. Nelson Gekara, researcher at MIMS, Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine

7 Knowledge without borders Umeå University has a wide range of academics with approximately 150 degree programmes and 2,000 courses. The total number of students has steadily increased over recent years, and is currently around 36,000.

8 Collaboration and innovation Umeå University contributed to the development and growth in the regional community by working together with companies, organisations, authorities and other actors.

9 Both breadth and high competence Umeå University has four faculties for the arts, medicine, social sciences, and natural science and technology. In addition, Umeå School of Education has a central role at the university.

10 Eight Schools and Institutes Umeå School of Architecture Umeå Institute of Design Umeå School of Business and Economics Umeå Academy of Fine Arts Umeå University School of Restaurant and Culinary Arts Umeå Institute of Technology Umeå School of Education Umeå Sport Sciences Centre

11 Four Campuses Campus Umeå is one of Sweden’s largest concentrated campus areas. Researchers and students from a variety of disciplines assemble here. In addition, there is Umeå Arts Campus, Campus Skellefteå and Campus Örnsköldsvik.

12 Umeå Arts Campus Umeå Arts Campus – a unique environment for research, education and events within architecture, design and the arts.

13 Internationalisation We have student exchange agreements with universities from all over the world, including: Australia Austria Canada China Finland France Germany Ireland Italy Netherlands Nigeria Poland Russia Spain Tanzania Turkey United Kingdom United States

14 Umeå – European Capital of Culture 2014 Umeå is a youthful city with a broad range of culture and entertainment.

15 Quick Facts 36, 081 students, including 1,239 doctoral students (51% female) 26 years - median age of undergraduate students 4,278 employees, 52% women 365 professors, 24% 51 departments/units 19 research centres SEK 3.8 billion in annual revenue 36, 081 students, including 1,239 doctoral students (51% female) 26 years - median age of undergraduate students 4,278 employees, 52% women 365 professors, 24% 51 departments/units 19 research centres SEK 3.8 billion in annual revenue

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