Umeå School of Sport Sciences (USSS)
Sport is a priority area at Umeå University and has been so for a very long time. The very first sport-related education started in the early 70's and today Umeå School of Sport Sciences (USSS) has the broadest range of education programmes and most sports students within the sports area in the country. Umeå University is the only university in Sweden who has professorships in both medical and behaviour sciences.
All sports related education and researce within the university is concentrated at the Umeå School of Sport Sciences. USSS currently offers sports related courses att all four faculties and organizes all toplevel sport studentes.
- has the most sports students in Sweden,
- has the broadest range of education programmes within the sports area in the country
- are the first higher education establishment in Sweden to have adopted a university-wide policy to combine toplevel sport and study