Welcome to the Unit of Psychiatry

The division of psychiatry teaching responsibility for the curriculum in psychiatry, including old age psychiatry and forensic psychiatry, as part of the medical programme at the faculty of medicine. In addition, courses in psychiatry are given within the biomedical programme, the programme for logopedy and the programme for applied psychology.

Research at the division covers a broad field including molecular genetics, personality disorders, psychiatric epidemiology in low-income countries, forensic psychiatry and suicidology.


Umeå university
Unit of Psychiatry
Se-901 87 Umeå 

Head of Unit

Ellinor Salander Renberg

Tel:  +46 (0)90-785 63 23

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Administrator, study

Tomas Jacobsson

Tel:  +46 (0)90-785 13 40

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Administrator, finance

Birgitta Bäcklund

Tel:  +46 (0)90-785 63 83

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