The University of Gothenburg, established in 1891, is one of the Sweden’s largest and oldest universities. Situated on approximately 95 acres of land in Gothenburg, the university has a student body of 37,000 students, employs 6,000 staff and faculty, and is organized into eight academic faculties and 57 departments. Its eight faculties offer training in the creative arts, social sciences, natural sciences, humanities, education, information technology, business, economics and law, and health sciences.
With an emphasis on research and renowned study programs, the University of Gothenburg attracts scientists and students from around the world. The university fosters a culture of transparency, open dialogue, knowledge exchange and collaboration. The research arm of the university is broad in scope, innovative and characterized by multidisciplinary cooperation. Its 2,700 researchers, teachers and doctoral students focus on a range of research areas, from developmental biology and gender studies to logistics and marine mammals.