International students

We welcome all students to County Council of Västerbotten and Umeå University. We recommend incoming international students to contact International Office, Umeå University for best help and support. International students please visit the following links from Umeå University for important information about practical issues. 

The International Student Guide

The Orientation Course

The Buddy Programme

If you for any reason cannot arrive on time or wish to decline your offer, you must contact the International Office.

International Office

You will receive more information about the commencement of your studies from your department and also a separate email with information about accommodation from the International Housing Office. If you have questions about housing, please contact the International Housing Office, 

Information about Umeå


David Eriksson, International coordinator
International Office, Umeå University

Carina Olovsson, Clinical Training strategist
Contactperson for County Council of Västerbotten for all students medicin and nurse students, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist
Staff for Research and Education, Education Office