University of Gothenburg
lindholmen science park
The Department of Applied Information Technology is part of Lindholmen Science Park.
Photo: Anders Wester/Göteborg & Co.

About us

At Campus Lindholmen, we offer education in close connection to international companies and organizations that leads to work, we present state-of-the-art research and are in an ongoing dialogue with the surrounding community.

Our researchers are in the middle of the debate and contribute to explaining and problematizing IT and society-related challenges. We conduct critical and application-oriented research of the highest quality with great relevance to the surrounding community.


The department has five divisions, out of which four are working with research and education and one with technical and administrative support.

The department in numbers

5 divisions
6 programmes
12 courses
18 PhD-students
90 staff members
500 students
101,3 MSEK in revenue
27 MSEK in external research funding

Photo: Beatrice Törnros/Göteborg & Co

About Campus Lindholmen

Campus Lindholmen
Campus Lindholmen with the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers at the forefront is both the start and the end goal for some of the 25,000 people who work here and who daily move to or from the old shipyard area along the Göta River in the middle of central Gothenburg.

Get here by bus, boat or (electric) car
In this area, students, researchers, high school students, professors  and employees of international companies as Geely, RISE and Ericsson are present. Hotel guests, curious visitors and tourists also find their way here. With plenty of coffee shops and lunch restaurants it is the perfect place for international students.

You reach us easilly via the electric bus or the free hybrid ferries across the river.


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