The Umeå Institute of Design (UID), founded in 1989, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2009. UID provides a creative study environment with new facilities adapted to their purpose and with a high level of equipment. The education is characterized by close cooperation with the industry. The Design Research Group at Umeå Institute of Design conducts research in several areas and a doctoral program in industrial design is available.
We provide academic programmes focusing exclusively on industrial design and related specializations. Programmes range from one year courses to Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels.