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University of Gothenburg

 Notice of Admission Autumn Semester 2021

The University of Gothenburg is working to slow the spread of COVID-19 infections. Although the government has withdrawn the recommendation on remote studies, the return to campus this autumn will be limited. This is because other recommendations, in order to help reduce the spread of the covid-19 infection, still apply. Notice of the remaining part of the semester will be given in September.

Start of the Autumn Semester

The official start date of the semester is August 30 2021. For more precise dates for starting your course or program, look up your course via the Canvas Learning Platform. 

Studying at the university 

 Via the Student Portal, you can get access to services and information concerning your everyday life as a student at the University of Gothenburg. This is also where you can find information which may be relevant to you as a new student. 

 Students with disabilities can receive special educational support. For more information about resources available to you please visit Students with disabilities 

Start Dates for Courses and Programmes 

Admission Notice 1

A first admission message for applicants for the autumn courses will be available on on July 16. To accept or reject your position: Go to My pages to reply by July 23 at the latest. 

Admission Notice 2  
Your second admission notice for the autumn term 2021 will be published on July 29. The official start date of the semester is August 30. For more precise dates for starting your course or program, look up your course via the Canvas learning platform (see link below). 


No later than week 32, you are expected to receive a welcome letter from the department via e-mail. The letter contains a link to Canvas, where you will find schedules, syllabuses and literature lists, as well as information about registration. 

The registration takes place August 23-24 (period 1) and October 27-28 (period 2). Registration is mandatory - if you do not register you risk losing your place of education! 

 You may inform yourself about the courses / programs through the Canvas public index

1) Search for your course using your course code.  
2) Click on your course.  
3) Up in the left-hand corner is the course overview, click here to take part of the syllabus, literature list and schedule. 

Study Counceling

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