Welcome to a new term at
Umeå School of Architecture

Start of Term

Time:  Monday August 28 at 09.00 AM
Place:  Theatre, Umeå School of Architecture. Östra Strandgatan 30 C

The year starts off with an introduction meeting where you will meet the other students and staff. We will meet in the theatre in the school of Architecture at 09.00 AM on the 28th of August.


Vertical Workshop: Urban Explorations 2.0

During the two introductory weeks, all students on the Architectural Programme and Master's Programme will work together in a vertical workshop. The theme of this year's workshop is "Urban Explorations 2.0". During these two weeks you will also receive important information about your programme studies and get a chance to get to know the other students on the program. Groups and the assignment for the vertical workshop will be presented in connection with the introduction.


Pdficon Small Vertical workshop, all years, week 35-36 (28/8 - 8/9)


Welcome letter


Orientation Course for International Students

The Orientation Course consists of a series of lectures and activities that are designed to help international students become acquainted with life in Umeå and studies at our university. The course also offers a great opportunity to meet new people and make new friends.

For a full view of the programme, go to:
Orientation Course


Register on the Programme

In order to start your studies at the programme, you have to register for it in Portalen. You need to be registered for the course in the study documentation system to be able to follow the course and to get your results recorded during the course. Online registration in Portalen is open between 22/08/2017 and 29/08/2017. It is very important that you sign in to Portalen and register during that time period, or otherwise you risk losing your place (seat).

To be able to sign in to Portalen and register online, you need to have activated your UmU-id account.

More information

  • The International Student Guide

    In this guide we have gathered information that we hope is useful for you as an international student who intend to study at Umeå University and for you who have already begun your studies.