Application for incoming exchange students

Note! In this part of your application you will be asked to submit personal data and your housing application. Once this application is sent, you will recieve another e-mail with instructions on how to select courses. Your application is not complete until you have submitted your course application.

Log in and activate your account

  1. Go to: Solemove start page
  2. Choose Umeå University from the dropdown list.
  3. Login using the login details in your nomination e-mail. Use local ID.
  4. Choose a password for your account.

Create an application

  • Go to Application form for incoming student mobility in the menu.
  • Press ‘New’.
  • Choose Mobility type: S – Study.
  • Press Save.

*It is important that you choose Mobility type: S – Study. When you use the right mobility type, you will be able to apply for student accommodation through the International Housing Office. If you choose any other mobility type you will NOT get the option to apply for housing.

Enter personal data

  • Fields marked with an * are mandatory. Only use ‘Other’ in ‘Duration of exchange’ if you are not coming for a full term/year.
  • Press Save.

* Please note that during ‘Full calendar year’ there is a summer break during June, July and August with no courses available for exchange students. Students must continue to pay rent if they wish to stay over summer in a room rented from International Housing Office.

Study information

  1. Click on the pen next to ‘Department’ and select the listed department. You will only see one option which is the department that has signed an exchange agreement with your home university.
  2. Specify housing period, if you do not intend to apply for housing for a full term or full academic year.
  3. Press Save.

Check and send your application

If the Personal data, Study Information and Enclosures are marked OK, you can press Send application.

Once the application is sent, it is not possible to edit it. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to apply for courses.

*Please note that your exchange application will be complete after you have submitted your course selection.