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International PhD Positions in Informatics at Umea University, Sweden

Get the skills and knowledge you need for the next step in your career by joining the International PhD Positions in Informatics offered by Umea University in Sweden. The programme is available for the academic year 2022-2023.

The purpose is to be able to contribute knowledge about how organizations consciously and strategically use new digital technology in combination with existing resources to change existing operations and achieve sustainability goals. The employments start in autumn 2022. This PhD position is focused on the real estate industry’s digital transformation. It intends to map and analyze the new opportunities, challenges, values, ??and practices created through the introduction of IoT.

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Umea University was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest within Sweden’s present borders. Umea University offers 1,800 courses and 150 academic programs. The university contains 36 departments, more than 20 research institutes, four faculties, and eight campus schools. It has research departments and education in a broad range of academic disciplines, with more than thirty university departments conducting most teaching and research.

Why study at Umea University? Ume University is the flagship higher education institution in northern Sweden. It offers various academic opportunities, such as creative learning environments, an exciting campus life, and helpful support services. It provides a variety of master’s degree programs taught entirely in English. The mission entails developing text mining and data curation methods based on artificial intelligence and conducting large-scale inventory screenings.

Application Deadline:  Applications must be received by 31 August 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Umea University
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Salary
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Sweden

International PhD Positions in Informatics at Umea University, Sweden


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Informatics offered by the university.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Basic eligibility for admission to doctoral education is a completed degree at an advanced level or completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, which of at least 60 credits at an advanced level, or in some other way within or outside the country acquired essentially equivalent knowledge. The requirements are considered to meet those who, in other ways, outside the country, has acquired substantially equivalent knowledge. To meet the requirement for special eligibility to be admitted to doctoral education in informatics, the applicant must have a university education in informatics of at least 90 credits and 60 credits on an advanced level in informatics (master’s level) or other education of equivalent scope and specialization.
  • In selection among eligible applicants, great emphasis is placed on the ability to assimilate the education, previous study results and the quality of the submitted research plan.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply for the programme, applicants must take admission to the PhD degree programme at Umea University. After being enrolled, applicants can complete the online application form for this award.
  • Supporting Documents: The application must include:
  • An introductory letter / personal letter (1 page)
  • Research proposal (research sketch) presenting your research ideas (2 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copies of previous degrees (MSc / MA or BSc / BA)
  • Copies of study grades, including documentation of completed academic courses and grades and other merits
  • Copies of published own research and thesis (if any)
  • Contact information for two reference persons.
  •  Admission Requirements: Applicants must hold master’s level or other education of equivalent scope and specialization. The requirements are considered to meet in other ways, within or outside the country, and have acquired the substantially equivalent knowledge.
  • Language Requirement: The ability to communicate well in Swedish and English is important.


Umea University will provide the monthly salary for successful applicants for the academic session 2022-2023.

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