Umea University

Umea University

Förvaltningshuset, Universitetstorget 16, 901 87 Umeå, Sweden

Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden's fifth oldest university. Today, these is a strong international and multicultural presence with students, teachers and researchers from all over the world. As one of the leading comprehensive universities in the nation, Umea is alive with enthusiasm, creativity and fresh ideas.

Umea University is home to over 34,000 full-time, part-time and distance students, 34 degree programmes taught entirely in English, 8 Schools and Institutes, 4 Campuses.

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Cost: High
External Funding Available: No
Availability: 5
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Semester 1: Mid January to mid June
Semester 2: Early September to mid January

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Program Type: Exchange , Internship
Language: English , Native language
Available Subjects: archeology , biology , business and entrepreneurship , chemistry , environmental studies , hospitality and tourism , kinesiology and sports sciences , law , nursing , physics , political science , sociology
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Lynn MacKinnon, BBA 2009, on exchange in Winter 2008.

"The aspect I value most about my exchange was the opportunity I had to make friends with people from all over the world and from diverse cultures. I still keep in touch with so many of the people I met. I cannot think of a better way to learn about yourself than showing up somewhere where you do not know anyone and seeing who you meet and where it takes you. My time abroad was an amazing experience.”

Kaitlyn DeLong, BBA 2008, MBA 2012, on exchange in Fall 2011.

"Participating in this program was easily one of the best things I did throughout my time at university. The personal and professional growth that comes as a result of this type of experience is not something that can ever be taught in a classroom. In addition to getting credits towards my MBA degree, I met, and continue to be in touch with, people from all over the world. It opened my eyes to the importance of travel and stepping out of your comfort zone. I would recommend the exchange program without hesitation to anyone thinking of applying!"