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University of Gothenburg

Name of Institution: University of Gothenburg

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

When you decide to study at the University of Gothenburg you will arrive in Sweden's second largest city, situated by the sea and with a population of half a million inhabitants. You will find the University located in several different places in the city centre, all within walking or cycling distance, with a great number of cafés and restaurants nearby.

Variety and breadth are two important characteristics of the University of Gothenburg. You can study anything from Art and Design to Natural Science and Medicine here.

With 50,000 students, and 5,000 employees, the University of Gothenburg is one of the largest universities in Europe. In an international perspective, it is unusually comprehensive, with cutting-edge research in a number of dynamic areas, such as medical and marine research for instance. Typical for the University is its cooperation with the community and trade and industry, as well as with Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

Welcome to the most all-round and popular University in Sweden!

Institution Website: www.gu.se/english

Semester Dates:

Autumn Semester: August – January

Spring Semester: January – June

Course Information / Catalogue

Courses for Exchange Students

Accommodation Website:

Exchange Student Housing Services

Student Life 

Student life in Gothenburg film

Student Goteborg slideshow

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