Architecture for our common future

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As the School of Architecture will gradually grow into an international laboratory of architectural development, pursuing education on different levels as well as research. Umeå gains 250 study seats in the 5-year Architectural programme.

Umeå School of Architecture distinguishes itself through the integration of scientific, artistic and professional methods and means of study in an international profile. The intermingling of technology, sustainability and art at the Arts Campus encourages development. The education aims to point clearly towards sustainable architecture and integrated design.

The School of Architecture has a board consisting of representatives of Umeå University, practicing architects and student representatives. An advisory board of internationally renowned architects and teaching staff are tied to the school, and responsible for quality control, evaluation and development.