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University of Gothenburg
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Researcher in the sea with algae.
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Doctoral studies

The University of Gothenburg is the leading university in Sweden for studies in the marine sciences. As a doctoral student at the Department for Marine Sciences you will be a part of the Natural Sciences environment at the University of Gothenburg.

The Department for Marine Sciences has Doctoral Studies in the subjects Marine Biology, Marine Chemistry, Marine Geology, Preservation of Marine Cultural Heritage, and Oceanography. We have several nationally unique research projects, and our researchers participate in international expeditions. We also have access to an ultra-modern marine infrastructure that enables research at the highest international level. The University also hosts the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment.

Our Research Subjects and Research Areas

The Department of Marine Sciences has five Research Subjects and eight Research Areas.

Our Doctoral Studies Environment

The Marine Infrastructure gives a unique access to several marine environments, laboratories and instruments that enables research at the highest international level.