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Umea University History
Umea University is a mid-northern Sweden university in Umea. Founded in 1965, the university is the fifth oldest in Sweden's current boundaries. Umea University has evolved as the leading higher education destination in northern Sweden for more than half a century. We have remained committed to providing a world-class teaching and research environment characterized by excellence, innovation, openness, and diversity throughout our proud history. As of 2015, there are nearly 31,000 registered students at Umeå University, including postgraduate and doctoral students. It employs over 4,000 people, half of whom are teachers/researchers, including 368 teachers.