Four basic principles shall guide the University of Gothenburg: Our research, education and cooperation shall be characterised by a quest for high quality. Our standpoints and decisions shall be based on a clear responsibility for the development of society. Our work shall be guided by a global engagement that constantly reminds us of our role in the world. An inspiring work environment is an important prerequisite.
In 2020, the University of Gothenburg is characterised by innovative multidisciplinary research based on strong individual disciplines. All education is research based; as part of their studies, our students are put in contact with active researchers and highly advanced research. The quality of our research and education is strengthened through close contacts with the world around us.
In 2020, researchers from the University of Gothenburg in various disciplines are contributing to solutions of both regional and global problems. Our programme catalogue is very broad, reflecting not only the needs of students and the surrounding world but also our responsibility for lifelong learning and promoting the general level of knowledge in society. We are engaged in close cooperation with the surrounding society, work for sustainable development and are an active and appreciated provider of knowledge.
In 2020, the research at the University of Gothenburg is characterised by global perspectives and attracts leading researchers from around the world. All programmes offer international outlooks and student exchange opportunities. Attractive highly advanced programmes attract students from all over the world. The University is a prioritised cooperation partner in international initiatives.
In 2020, the University of Gothenburg is characterised by a stimulating and dynamic work environment where respect for everybody’s equal value is completely natural. The University is an attractive employer and the study environment provides optimal work conditions for students. The organisation is characterised by effective information provision and qualified support functions. Being located in the heart of Gothenburg emphasises our presence in society.