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Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science

At Faculty of Education

Contact information

Visiting address
Läroverksgatan 5
41120 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 300
40530 Göteborg
Delivery address
Läroverksgatan 7
411 20 Göteborg


About Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science

Go to our website: https://www.gu.se/en/food-nutrition-sport-science

The Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science has a holistic approach to people's experience of food and meals, as well as sport and physical activity!

We aim to lay the ground for good health and sustainable development through research and education.

Central themes within Food and Nutrition include eating habits, meals, the significance of food in relation to public health, as well as leadership and organisation in restaurants and institutional households. Sport science covers a broad spectrum of physical activities, from exercise and health promotion to competitive and elite sports.

The department was established on 1 July 2010 and is a fusion of the Department of Food, Health and Environment and the School of Sport Science at the University of Gothenburg.