University of Gothenburg
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Kristineberg 2023 in figures

14,763 station days and 5,629 overnight stays, 75 projects, and 48 scientific publications. 2023 was a bustling year at Kristineberg Center, marked by an intensified partnership, increased sales, and a positive financial result for the year.

During 2023, the infrastructure at Kristineberg was extensively utilized, with a total of 14,763 station days recorded. A station day is defined as one person using the station's facilities for one day. Guest researchers from around the world visited the centre to conduct fieldwork and laboratory experiments. In total, 5,629 overnight stays were recorded at the station in 2023. One of the year's highlights was the visit from the Traversing European Coastlines project in July and August. Their sampling activities and advanced mobile laboratory sparked interest among both researchers and the public.


Throughout the year, 48 scientific articles were published by or in collaboration with researchers at Kristineberg, or where the station's infrastructure was used in the research. In total, 75 projects were conducted at the station during 2023. Research staff accounted for approximately 37%, 2,106 nights, of the overnight stays at the station.

To the list of publications


Participants in education accounted for 27%, 4,037, of the station days during the year, with undergraduate courses and thesis projects being the largest parts. Students and course participants accounted for approximately 58%, 3,232 nights, of the overnight stays at the station.


Revenue increased compared to the 2023 budget, largely due to a 25% increase in sales compared to budget. The total costs for 2023 closely followed what had been estimated in the budget, and as a result, the financial outcome for the year was positive.

Read more in our annual report for 2023 (in Swedish)

Verksamhetsberättelse 2023 Kristineberg Center (pdf)