Fostering talents and creating leaders

Umeå was this year elected to Best Athletic City in Sweden. Not that surprising since 71 % of ...

Stories of impact: Engaging

Kids telling the pro’s what to do is a method used by Kulturverket, a part of the municipality ...

Stories of impact: Experimenting

The city of Umeå provides guided bus tours around the city to show “the gendered landscape of Umeå”.

Cultures role for innovation

Openness, respect and mutual tolerance are created by daring to express and listen to each other

Umeå - a progressive and gender equal city

Umeå is often described as a progressive, aware and gender equal city. For decades, gender ...

Why Tim Brown likes Umeå

Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO visited Umeå Institute of Design in May 2018 to find out about why ...