The Umeå Academy of Fine Arts was established in 1987 and is a
department within the Faculty of Arts at Umeå University, Sweden.
The Academy has about 70 students in the program Fine Arts, about
20 employees and extensive guest positions for traveling artists,
critics and curators with lectures, workshops and seminars.
The program has two degree-levels: a Bachelor of Fine Arts (3
years) and a Master's of Fine Arts (2 years). There is also a Phd
program in Fine Arts and independent courses in Aesthetics. The
education is oriented towards international contemporary art.