Umeå Universitet
(Umeå, Sweden)

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.

Degree programmes BEC, BIN, BWI
Modules in English Yes
Lecturer exchange No
Field trip No
Contact Prof. Dr. Peter Braun

Semester times

The academic calendar of Universität Umeå is divided into two semesters, that each take 20 weeks.

Fall semester: Early September - Mid January
Spring semester: Mid January - Early June

Costs of living

ca. 900 € - 1,100 € (more information)


Module catalogue of Umeå Universitet.


It is possible to apply for Erasmus+ funding.
Sweden is a programme country.

The funding rates can be found at the websites of the International Office.