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The School of Business, Economics and Law consists of four departments, and a number of research centres and support functions.
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The School of Business, Economics and Law is a Faculty within the University of Gothenburg, The Faculty Board has overall responsibility for content, quality and allocation of resources within education, research and PhD education. The daily work is led by the management team. The various activities are organised into four departments and a number of research centres. There are also a number of support functions.


The departments conduct education, PhD education and research, and is led by a Head of Department. 


The units are conducting research, and are led by a Director.

Research centres

There are both mulit- and mono-disciplinary research centres. They can be organised within a single department or operated jointly with other faculties at the University, but administrated from the School.

Within-School Research Centers

Cross-School Research Centers

Resources and administration

Management Team

The daily work is led by the management team. The team is appointed for the period 01/07/2018 to 30/06/2024 (Ola Bergström from 01/07/2020)

Per Cramér, Dean

Responsible for the School's contacs with society and industry, along with contacts within the University. He is also responsible for personnel, finance, infrastructure and more. Per is professor of International Law. His main areas of research concern the external identity of the European Union with a special focus on the relationship between the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Commercial Policy of the EU. Among his assignments are member of the EQUIS Accreditation Board and the AACSB European Advisory Council and the Board of the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, SIEPS. He has been Dean of the School of Business, Economics and Law since 2010.
Read more about Per.

+46 31 786 5521

Per Cramér, Dean
Per Cramér
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Marie Stenseke, Deputy Dean

Responsible for, among other things, our work on sustainability and work environment. Marie is professor of human geography and her research concerns biodiversity, nature conservation and landscape management from a social science perspective. She has several assignments within the academy and in society, e.g co-chair, Multidisciplinary Expert Panel of UN:s Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES).
Read more about Marie.

+46 31 786 1389
+46 (0)766-181389

Marie Stenseke, Deputy Dean
Marie Stenseke
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Ola Bergström, Vice Dean

Responsible for educational matters. Professor in Management and Organisation. His research interests evolve around the interface between the firm and labour markets. He has published articles and books on a wide range of topics such recruitment, organizational change, restructuring and labour market policy, and has taken part in several European projects on Restructuring in Europe. He is also one of four independent experts in the Economic Council for the Swedish Manufacturing Industry.
Read more about Ola.

+46 31 786 1544

Ola Bergström, Vice Dean
Ola Bergström
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Ola Olsson, Vice Dean

Responsible for research and postgraduate education. Professor of economics. His main research interests are long-run economic development, economic growth, political economy and the economics of conflict. Former member of the SIDA Research Council and co-editor of Economic Inquiry.
Read more about Ola

+46 31 786 1341
+46 (0)766-181341

Ola Olsson, Vice Dean
Ola Olsson
Photo: Isac Lundmark
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Faculty Board

The Faculty Board of the School of Business, Economics and Law is responsible for strategic planning, overall governance, and the quality assurance of education, research and cooperation (outreach) activities.

The Faculty Board's decision areas are governed by the Rules of Procedure at the University of Gothenburg, for more information please see the university web site.

Policy, rules and plans at the School of Business, Economics and Law.


Lena Eriksson Tanemar, Faculty Secretary

Faculty Office
School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg
PO Box 600, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden

Date of Meetings

Autumn term 2024
23 September
24 October
4 December

Spring term 2025
26 February
26 March
28 May
(11 June)

Advisory bodies

The School's stakeholders can support the management through participation in advisory boards. The Corporate Advisory Board comprises selected individuals from the business and public sectors. The Board serves to support the School's management in discussions on strategically important issues.

The Corporate Advisory Board is made up of leading executives with international experience from a wide range of companies, and from society. The International Academic Advisory Council consists of professors from the visiting professor programme and international academics awardes the title of Dr honoris causa at the School.

Preparatory Committees