Umeå School of Architecture

Umeå,

Sweden

"As a knowledge-driven organisation, Umeå University is striving to provide students and staff with unique opportunities for learning and development – whilst simultaneously serving society with new knowledge and creative citizens."

Image: Arild Vågen, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Umeå School of Architecture

Umeå,

Sweden

"As a knowledge-driven organisation, Umeå University is striving to provide students and staff with unique opportunities for learning and development – whilst simultaneously serving society with new knowledge and creative citizens."

Image: Arild Vågen, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Umeå School of Architecture (UMA) is a department of Umeå University and was founded in 2009. Its programme of architecture is highly valued and the graduates have excellent qualifications to work in different architectural firms or become an entrepreneur. The school is located on the international and diverse Umeå Arts Campus, where students come from all over the world. UMA has an ambitious goal to grow into an “international laboratory of experimental architectural development” with a strong focus on sustainable development.

The application period for Umeå School of Architecture is usually once a year between october and march, depending on the applicant's home country. To apply to the MA programme the applicant needs to have a Bachelor's degree in architecture or equivalent. The application process and admission criteria focus mainly on the applicant's portfolio.

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Umeå Master's Programme in Architecture and Urban Design

MA,
2 years, 120 ECTS, full-time

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for arts, design and architecture degree studies

Over 90% of the students of our portfolio course have been admitted to the school of art, design or architecture of their choice by 2021