The Arts Campus consists of the Academy of Fine Arts, the
Institute of Design, the School of
Architecture, Bildmuseet, Humlab-X and Sliperiet. It is a unique
environment for research, education and events within architecture,
design and art. Here you can learn more about the
history of Arts Campus, from idea to the point when it was
inaugurated in May 2012.
At the Arts Campus we also have a small library, UB Arts Campus, located right in
between the three schools, Bildmuseet and HUMlab-X, and next to the
restaurant Hansson & Hammar. The library is aimed at students,
researchers and lecturers at the three artistic schools but is also
open to the public. The library books, journals and electronic
resources are oriented towards contemporary art, architecture and
design. Here you find the opening hours of UB
You can turn to Infocenter no matter what questions
you have regarding the university. You find them in a building
called Universum up at the main Campus. Several of the service
departments at the university have certain drop in hours when you
can get in touch with them. To find out their opening anv visiting
hours look at the top right corner on the page linked to.
If you have problems with your e-mail, wireless Internet, user
account etc, Servicedesk can help you. Here you find answers to the most
frequently asked questions. Look them through to see if you find
the answer to your problem, if not contact Servicedesk by calling
or filling out the request form.
Student Health Service
If you feel that you would like to talk to someone regarding
your health, Student Health Service is the place you should turn
to. There is no Doctor working there but you can get supportive,
motivational or advisory councelling with a curator and a nurse.
Here you can read more about the
Student Health Service and find out their phone hours if you like
bo book councelling.
In the Administration building, on the 2nd floor, where you also
go if you have a pre-booked appointment, you find Aurora - a light and quiet room for
rest and recovery. During drop in hours at Infocenter you can get shorter advice
and make appointments for counselling with a nurse and/or a social
29 February - 4 March the Student Health
Service together with the student unions and Church on Campus (and
others) organize a week for students about student life and alcohol
culture. Here you find the whole programme for the
As an enrolled student or as a PhD student, you can apply for
individual support in connection with your studies. Contact one of
the coordinators at Umeå University if you are in need of support
due to your handicap. On Umeå University's website you may find
more information about studying with disabilities and
Academic Resource Centre (ARC)
If you feel that you would like to improve your writing skills
and/or to get useful tips and advise in making presentations etc,
ARC in the University Library can help you. They have walk-in
service at certain days and hours but you can also book an
appointment. They also offer interesting lectures. For more
information and their programme for the spring see here.
As an enrolled student at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts you have the
right to apply for study leave if you feel that you want to
take a break in your studies. The decision is taken by the faculty
board or equivalent. Guaranteed admission after a study break is
only approved in special circumstances such as social and/or
medical reasons. Examples of such could be child care, military or
civic service or student union mission. If guaranteed admission is
rejected the student mus, at the resumption of studies, apply to
enter the later part of the programme. Approval of such reentry is
subject to availability. Notification of resumption of studies
after a study break is to be submitted no later than the 15th of
April for the autumn term and the 15th of October for the spring
Here is the form that you use if you
want to apply for study leave.
Forms and templates
Unfortunately many of the forms and template used within Umeå
University are not yet available in English. However, this is about
to change and so in a near future we hope that most of the forms
today only available in Swedish will also be available in English.
When they are you will be able to find some of them here.