As a result of the recommendation made by the Swedish
Government's on 17 March 2020 to cancel all university education
that involves physical meetings in university premises in order to
prevent the spread of disease, the Vice-Chancellor of Umeå
University has made a decision.
Umeå School of Architecture's building is due to this decision
closed for students and the public from 18 March 2020 until 7 June
2020 (end of the spring semester). Due to the rapid development,
revisions to this decision can be made at a later date.
Education provided will carry on through distance platforms. All
previously announced public events are cancelled or adepted to be
held internally through distance platforms.
For updated information and guidlines from Umeå University
regarding the Coronavirus Covid-19, go here.
All students and staff at Umeå School of Architecture are also
recieving a general newsletter from the department every Tuesday
and Friday throughout this period.
Important decisions made at Umeå School of Architecture due
- The planned Summer Course "Architecture, Exploration and
Reflection" has been adapted to a online distance format and is
open for applications until April 16th.
- The alternative selection, Arkitektprovet, has been cancelled.
The admission to the Architecture Programme for the fall semester
2020 has thereby been changed. 66 % will be admitted on grades, and
34 % on results from Högskoleprovet (the
national university aptitude test).