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Faculty exchange

Services for incoming guests

The Guest Services unit provides several services to guest researchers, guest professors, guest lecturers and administrative staff from other universities. Examples of some of the services provided include accommodation, access to a mobile phone and a guide for incoming personnel.

 The Division of Human Resources also provides Swedish courses at different levels for guests. The aim of the course is to give guests a deeper insight into Swedish culture and provide a forum to network and meet other visitors.

Guest services

Erasmus teacher training

Teachers at the University of Gothenburg are eligible to teach in other European countries participating in the Erasmus Programme. Teacher training consists of a teacher lecturing at another European university for a minimum of five hours and up to a maximum period of six weeks. The goal is for teachers to develop both professionally and personally. The teacher training also adds value to students who can not participate in any exchange activity themselves in form of the knowledge and experience the teacher brings back home.


Linnaeus-Palme is an exchange program for teachers and students at the undergraduate level. The program aims to strengthen the cooperation with the Higher Education Institutions in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America. The goal of the programme is to increase the number of global contacts within the academia.

For more information about Linnaeus-Palme, please contact: laila.johannesson@gu.se


The purpose of the Nordplus programme is to, through financial assistance, link the Nordic universities and higher education through networking and provide a basis for a unified Nordic educational community in which educational institutions, teachers and students can make use of each other's special skills.

The goal is to strengthen and increase the visibility of Nordic cooperation in regards to the development of education at the university level, and contribute to strengthening the Nordic region as a leading knowledge region internationally. The main administrator is the Centre for International Mobility CIMO, Helsinki, Finland.

Note that institutions - in the Nordic network – apply for NORDPLUS funding for their students and teachers Nordic cooperation. Individual students and teachers can not individually apply for scholarships.

For more information about Nordplus, please contact: e-mail: kjell.malmgren@gu.se

Page Manager: Lena Pedersen|Last update: 12/13/2016

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