Department of Ecology and Environmental Science (EMG)

HöstWe offer a breadth of research and education in ecology, physical geography, paleolimnology and environmental health. Around 40 senior scientists, and their research groups cover academic research in ecology, biogeochemistry and paleolimnology. We offer about 10 new PhD positions yearly for graduate studies in ecology, physical geography or environmental science. We host three different undergraduate study programmes, and a wide range of courses for approximately 420 full-time students. We also offer master's programmes in ecology and geoecology for international students.

Photo: Kikki Palmqvist

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International students give Umeå University top marks for satisfaction

International students give Umeå University top marks for satisfaction

Umeå University has been ranked first in Sweden and fifth globally for student satisfaction according to the International Student Barometer (ISB). The survey was responded by international students from 208 universities in Europe and throughout the world.

A semester abroad above the Arctic Circle

A semester abroad above the Arctic Circle

Jürgen Leonbacher, a German exchange student at Umeå University, is currently taking a course in Abisko, a small town in northern Sweden with only 85 inhabitants, 195 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. However, he is neither bored nor freezing.


Page Editor: Elisabet Carlborg
2014-10-08

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Department of Ecology and Environmental Science
Umeå University
SE- 901 87 Umeå, Sweden 

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Linnaeus väg 6 (KBC)

Tel:  +46 (0)90-786 50 00

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