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Karin Jorthé

Education Officer

Unit for School Co-operation, Subject Teacher Education and Supplementary Teacher
Visiting address
Skolgatan 2
41302 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 135
40530 Göteborg

About Karin Jorthé


Karin Jorthé has previously studied Gender studies and English with a literary specialization. In 2010 she started working at The University of Gothenburg with various assignments such as projects related to gender issues, Communications Officer etcetera. During the summer of 2013 she joined the Department of Political Science, first as a Study Administrator and later on as a Research Administrator.

Main responsibilites

• Education at the doctoral level • Public defences of doctoral theses • The department’s Research Seminar in Politics (RSP) • Focal Point Europe (Brännpunkt Europa) • Secretary at the department’s Supervisors committee meetings • Research conferences and seminars at the department • Translation and proofreading of documents for the Doctoral Programme and Department Management

The work as Research Administrator includes, among other things, issues relating to education at doctoral level – everything from call for applications and admission to graduation; responsibility for employment contracts (doctoral students); offer administrative support to Director of studies, supervisors and doctoral students; translating syllabi, making practical arrangements for public defences, conferences and seminars at the department; travel arrangements; remunerations etcetera.

Karin uses the following systems: • Ladok • GUL • NYA • E-rek • Gudok • TimeEdit • Infoglue • ISP • Data warehouse (Datalagret) • GUPAIDA