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Faculty of Medicine - welcome!

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine, one of the four faculties of Umeå University (Its name was changed from "Faculty of Medicine and Odontology" in April 2004). Our faculty is an organization for education and research in the fields of medicine, odontology and health care. We have 12 departments and about 3 400 undergraduate and 600 postgraduate students. We have about 1 200 employees, 45 % of them are  teachers/researchers.

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Faculty News

Umeå University highly rated by the Swedish Research Council

2015-05-05
The initiative for creating strategic research areas at Umeå University has been remarkably successful. That is shown in the evaluation presented by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) about the research initiative that has been carried out between 2010 and 2014.

Umeå University ranked among world’s best young universities

2015-05-04
Umeå University has been ranked #51 by the Times Higher Education 2015 ranking of the top 100 universities under 50 years old. The table highlights young institutions “that have shown they can match the ancient global elite.”

Addis Standard: Health program improves pregnancy and delivery care in Ethiopia

2015-04-29
The established and comprehensive health program called Health Extension Program, HEP, aims to improve the access to health care for women and children in Ethiopia. According to Tesfay Gebrehiwot, Umeå University, Sweden, some of the results of the program are clearly improved coordination of prenat...

Umeå University rises in international subjects ranking

2015-04-29
More subjects than last year are top-ranked at Umeå University when QS World University Rankings lists the world’s best universities by subject 2015. Six of Umeå University’s subjects made it to the list.

Health programme improves pregnancy and delivery care in Ethiopia

2015-04-22
The established and comprehensive health programme Health Extension Programme, HEP, aims to improve the access to health care for women and children in Ethiopia. According to Tesfay Gebrehiwot, some of the results of the programme are clearly improved coordination of prenatal care, delivery care and...

34 Brazilian students to Umeå University in 2015/16

2015-04-17
During the 2015-2016 academic year, 34 students from Brazil will be attending Umeå University as part of the Science without Borders programme (Ciência sem Fronteiras). The number of students who have chosen Umeå University has increased significantly compared to previous years. Umeå University is n...

Umeå University 2015/16 scholarship recipients announced

2015-04-14
A total of 42 new international master's progamme candidates have been offered full scholarships for the 2015/16 academic year from the Swedish Council of Higher Education (UHR), Erling-Persson Scholarship Fund, Balticgruppen's Donation Trust Fund and the Swedish Institute.

Emmanuelle Charpentier named in Time magazine’s ‘100 most influential people in world' list

2015-04-13
Emmanuelle Charpentier, professor at Umeå University, has been selected by Time magazine as one of its 100 most influential people in the world list for 2015.

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Dean's Office, Faculty of Medicine
Umeå University
S-901 87 Umeå 

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Dean's Office, Campus Umeå

Tel:  +46 (0)90-786 64 65

Fax:  +46 (0)90-786 76 60

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