International Programs

Umea University, Sweden

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers the opportunity to study at Umeå University, Sweden. Swedish flag


Umeå is often described at the capital of northern Sweden. Umeå is situated 700 kilometers north of Stockholm, 500 kilometers south of the Arctic Circle and close enough to the Gulf Stream to feel its benefits. Established in 1965, Umeå University (24,000 students) has exceeded all expectations proven itself as an important regional and national factor.

Requirements to apply:Umea

  • Minimum G.P.A. 2.50
  • Sophomore Standing

To learn more about the study abroad opportunity at Umeå University in Sweden, please contact the Study Abroad Coordinator, in the Center for International Programs at, 910.521.6573 or stop by the Center for International Programs Office.

 You are required to submit:

  • UNCP Application for Study Abroad (plus $50 application fee).
  • Application for Umeå University (must be nominated by home university Study Abroad Coordinator).
  • Official copy of all college transcripts.
  • Copy of passport.
Academic Programs:
Behavioural Science in IT Environments (Education)
Business Administration and Economics
Cognitive Science (Psychology)
Dietetics (Food and Nutrition)
Digital Media Productions (Informatics)
Economic and Social Geography
Human Resource Mgmt. and Develop. (Sociology)
International Business
Leadership and Coaching (Physical Education)
Library and Information Science (Sociology)
Peace and Conflict Studies (Political Science)
Public Administration (Economics)
Service Management (Business)
Social Work
Sports and Health


You should minimally budget for the following:



You will pay tuition and fees to UNCP (WLS-4990/Study Abroad, 12 credits). Room and board will be paid to your host school.


Financial Aid

Students can use their financial Aid to pay the costs of a semester or year long program. Contact Financial Aid, to determine your financial aid eligibility.