Umeå University in Skellefteå
Umeå University has organized courses in Skellefteå for over 20 years, and on an ever greater and expanding scale since 1998, with programmes that take in students every year. Umeå University has a total of 29,000 students of whom c. 500 are at present in Skellefteå.
Umeå University has a regional office at Campus Skellefteå. The university has teaching buildings, partly own computer rooms, student services, personnel for contacts with the business sector, etc. The lecturers mostly travel from Umeå and belong to the teaching staff responsible for corresponding courses on the Umeå campus, such as the social-studies programme. Exceptions are the teachers for the nursing programme and basic-year courses, who are stationed in Skellefteå.