University of Gothenburg

Contact information

Postal address
Centrum för konsumtionsforskning, CFK
Box 603
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting address
Viktoriagatan 13, Plan 3, 411 25 Göteborg
Shipping address
Viktoriagatan 13, Plan 3, 411 25 Göteborg

For  information about the Centre for Consumption Research, please contact our director: 

Niklas Sörum 


Agnes Faxén, Press Officer 


Niklas Sörum is the director of Centre for Consumption Research

Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist at Gothenburg Research Institute is the prefect.

The steering committee consists of eight members from the Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law, the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Social Science and the Faculty of Education. The members are appointed for a period of three years. 

The steering committee: 

Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law
Oskar Broberg, docent i ekonomisk historia, institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle
Erik Björling, doktorand, juridiska institutionen

The Faculty of Humanities
Karin Wagner, professor i konst och bildvetenskap, viceprefekt, institutionen för kulturvetenskaper
Christer Ahlberger, professor i historia, institutionen för historiska studier

The Faculty of Social Science
Bengt Larsson, professor i sociologi, institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap
Cecilia J Bergstad, docent i psykologi, institutionen för psykologi

The Faculty of Education
Christel Larsson, professor i kostvetenskap, institutionen för kost- och idrottsvetenskap.
Annica Strandh Johansson, universitetsadjunkt, studierektor, institutionen för kost- och idrottsvetenskap


We promote equal rights and opportunities for all students and employees. We work against discrimination based on gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

We promote norms that lead to students and staff treating each other with mutual respect. We work against norms that are exclusionary, discriminatory, or offensive.

Press Officer at Centre for Consumption Research/Gothenburg Research Institute:

Agnes Faxén 

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How to get to Centre for Consumption Research

Gothenburg Research Institute is centrally located in Gothenburg.

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We advise you to use the Travel planner to find your way within the greater Gothenburg area.

Centre for Consumption Research aims to cooperate with society by: 

  • Public seminars,
  • Research reports (e.g. the yearly Consumption Report) available to download from the website.
  • Involves corporations, NGO´s and public organisations in research workshops.
  • Coordinates the research network ConriN with approximately 300 consumer researchers in the Nordic countries.

CCR also maintains in-depth partnerships with a number of public institutions, such as the Swedish Consumer Agency and the Region of Västra Götaland and engage in commissioned research in the public sector.