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Organisation

The Faculty of Science is one of eight faculties at the University of Gothenburg.

Steering Group

Dean

Göran Hilmersson, Professor in Organic Chemistry

Contact information for Göran Hilmersson

Pro-Dean

Ingela Dahllöf
Professor in Environmental Sciences. Responsible for third cycle education.

Contact information for Ingela Dahllöf

Assistant Dean

Per Åberg
Professor at Depart­ment of Marine Sciences. Responsible for first and second cycle education.

Contact information for Per Åberg

Assistant Dean

Rebecka Jörnsten
Professor at the Depart­ment of Math­ematical Sciences. Responsible for research and faculty-shared infrastructure

Contact information for Rebecka Jörnsten

Assistant Dean

Torbjörn Lundh
Associate professor Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Responsible for cooperation, internationalization and innovation from January 1 2019.

Contact information for Torbjörn Lundh

Head of Faculty Office

Gustav Bertilsson Uleberg

Contact information for Gustav Bertilsson Uleberg

The faculty's highest governing body is the Faculty Board.

The Board is responsible for strategic planning, overall management and quality assurance of education, research and cooperation. In addition, the Board provides a forum for discussion and coordination of the activities at the Faculty.

The Faculty Board comprises the following members:  

  • Göran Hilmersson, Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Dean and Professor
  • Ingela Dahllöf, Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Pro-Dean and Professor
  • Katarina Abrahamsson, Department of Marine Sciences
  • Marica Ericson, Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Raimund Feifel, Department of Physics
  • Olle Häggström, Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • Desirée Wise, Department of Conservation and Department of Earth Sciences
  • Johan Uddling Fredin, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
  • Hans Linderholm, Department of Earth Sciences
  • Ingalill Nyström, Department of Conservation

Student representatives:

  • Felix Bravell
  • Micaela Maurin
  • Greger Hammarin
  • Christer Edvardsson (substitute)

Representative of public interests with the right to attend and express their views:

  • Beritte Christenson, AstraZeneca

Union representatives with the right to attend and express their views:

  • Cecilia Andreasson, OFR-S ST-ATF
  • Maria Nordqvist, SACO
  • Lars Nordvall, SEKO

Secretary:

  • Martin Wiik Johansson

More information about the Faculty board on Staff Portal

The Dean's Council is advisory to the Dean. And it is a forum for discussion of matters concerning the faculty as a whole.

The Dean's Council is stipulated in the University's Rules of Procedure. 

Members of the Dean's Council are:

  • Heads of Department,
  • Head of Faculty Office 
  • A student representative.

The Pro-Dean and Assistant Deans will also participate, as well as the Head of Public Relations. The Dean is chairperson.

Deputy Head of Department participates in the Council when Head of the Department is unable to attend.

List of Heads of Department below.

The Head of Department (prefekt in Swedish) represents its department. Each institution also has a Deputy Head of Department (propefekt in Swedish). The term of office is normally six years.

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Head of Department: Henrik Aronsson 
46-31-786 4802, henrik.aronsson@bioenv.gu.se 
Deputy Head of Department: Elisabeth Jönsson Bergman
46-31-786 3684, elisabeth.jonsson@bioenv.gu.se

Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology

Head of Department: Markus Tamas
46-31-786 2548, markus.tamas@cmb.gu.se
Deputy Head of Department: Kristina Hedfalk
46-31-786 3923 , kristina.hedfalk@gu.se

Department of Conservation

Head of department: Anneli Palmsköld
46-31-786 4709, anneli.palmskold@conservation.gu.se
Deputy Head of department: Ola Wetterberg, 
46-31-786 4702 ola.wetterberg@conservation.gu.se

Department of Earth Sciences

Head of Department: Roland Barthel
46 31-786 1953, roland.barthel@gu.se
Proprefekt: Tobias Rütting
46 31-786 1874, tobias.rutting@gvc.gu.se

Department of Marine Sciences

Head of Department: Henrik Pavia
46-31-786 9685, henrik.pavia@marine.gu.se
Deputy Head of Department: Per Hall
46-31-786 9062, per.hall@marine.gu.se

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Head of Department: Bernt Wennberg
46-31-772 5326, bernt.wennberg@gu.se
Deputy Head of Department: Aila Särkkä
46-31-772 3542, aila.sarkka@gu.se

Department of Physics

Head of Department: Måns Henningson
46-31-786 9163, mans.henningson@physics.gu.se 
Deputy Head of Department: Ingvar Albinsson
46-31-786 9121 , ingvar.albinsson@physics.gu.se

The Faculty Office of Science provides support to the faculty board, faculty management and the activities within departments and infrastructures. The mission of the office is to provide support for research, education and cooperation conducted within the Faculty of Science.. The office is a specialist function whose tasks include for example:

  • Planning
  • Follow-up
  • Support for committees and boards
  • Processing of matters and referrals
  • Administrative support
  • Internal and external communications
  • Cooperation
  • Internationalisation

Welcome to contact us!

Faculty Office of Science
PO Box 460
SE405 30 Göteborg
Delivery address: Guldhedsgatan 5 A, 413 20 Göteborg 
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a, 413 20 Göteborg 
E-mail: info@science.gu.se

Head of faculty office and Administrative Director: Gustav Bertilsson Uleberg
Phone: +46 31 786 5250, +46 70 934 4400, 
E-mail: gustav.bertilsson.uleberg@science.gu.se 

Assistant Head of Faculty Office and Head of Public Relations: Tanja Thompsson
Phone: +46 31 786 9886, +46 76 622 9886,
E-mail: tanja.thompson@science.gu.se 

Staff directory of the Faculty Office of Science