The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees make the University a large and inspiring place to work and study, with a continuous flow of new knowledge and ideas.
Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. The University of Gothenburg is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.
International students, visiting researchers and international staff are important for us. We want you to feel welcome and enjoy your time here.
A part from our regular services we have a unit called Welcome Services, working especially for the benefit of international students and visiting researchers and staff, concerning housing, welcome events and practical matters regarding your stay here.
A Quality Driven University
Strong Civic Responsibility
Inspiring Work Environment
Pam Fredman is the head of the University and its principal representative. She also actively participates in several national and European university networks.
Helena Lindholm Schulz is a professor of peace and development research and has previously served as Dean of the Faculty of social science. She has been employed at University of Gothenburg for over 20 years.