Five reasons to study here
1. Among the top 40 universities worldwide within the field of life sciences
In the Shanghai ranking 2022 of the world's best universities in the field of Life Sciences - Biological Sciences, the University of Gothenburg ranks second in Sweden and 36st worldwide. Life Sciences - Biological Sciences include biochemistry, molecular biology, biophysics, cell biology and microbiology.
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2. Gothenburg invests heavily in life sciences
At AstraZeneca's research facility, situated just south of Gothenburg, a new arena for life science and innovation, GoCo Health Innovation City, is emerging. The area will be an important place to develop new medicines and a center for preventive health. Already today, GoCo Health Innovation City is home to many new jobs for talented people from all over the world.
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3. Life science research gathered on Campus Medicinareberget
The University of Gothenburg strengthens the field of life sciences in West Sweden by gathering life science researchers in Natrium, a new building on Campus Medicinareberget. From autumn 2023, students in chemistry or molecular biology will receive their education in new state-of-the-art premises at the heart of the university's life science strategy.