Göteborgs universitet

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world rank  338

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University Overview

Established in 1891, Göteborgs universitet (University of Gothenburg) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Göteborg (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Vastra Gotaland County. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Göteborgs universitet (GU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution. Göteborgs universitet (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old Swedish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of Gothenburg
Acronym GU
Founded 1891
Motto Tradita innovare innovata tradere
A Tradition of Invention, an Inventor of Tradition
Colours Blue, black and white

University Location

Address PO Box 100
Göteborg
405 30 Vastra Gotaland County
Sweden
Tel +46 (31) 786 1000
Fax +46 (31) 786 1064

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Karl Gustavsgatan 29
Göteborg 405 30
(31) 786 1050

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Göteborgs universitet's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Year of first Accreditation

1954


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021