University magazine "Think"

Think is Umeå University's magazine filled with news about research, education, alumni profiles etc. from Umeå University. The magazine is available in English (Think) and Swedish (Tänk), and an online version can be found at

The magazine's target audiences include alumni and external collaborative partners, but it is also made available to all employees and staff at Umeå University.

Think presents interdisciplinary texts, portraits and commentary. The latest issue was released early 2018 and focused on Democracy – challenges, threats and possibilities.

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News from Umeå University

2018-08-15 Honorary doctor at the Faculty of Social Sciences has passed away We mourn the loss of our colleague, good friend, and honorary doctor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Peter Berck. After fighting cancer for some time, Peter sadly passed away on August 10.

2018-08-14 Ongoing disruption of central IT systems and services We are still experiencing disruptions in the security systems that affect, in particular, the central website ( and the Aurora intranet. This means that the homepage for is available but not the education pages or site for current students, and that the collaboration areas in Aurora ar...