University of Gothenburg
Researcher in the sea with algae.

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.

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 Doctoral Studies Facilities

The Marine Infrastructure enables research at the highest international level. Each research subject has its own doctoral student network.

Our Research

The Department of Marine Sciences has five Research Subjects and eight Research Areas. As a Doctoral Student at the Department, you will participate and contribute to our research projects.