University of Gothenburg
University of Gothenburg
Göteborg, Sweden

University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees make the University a large and inspiring place to work and study, with a continuous flow of new knowledge and ideas. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. The University of Gothenburg is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

Education at first- and second-cycle level

Students at basic (undergraduate) or advanced (masters) level.

  • Students: 37,296
  • Full-time students: 25,639
  • Degrees awarded: 6 561

Education at third-cycle level

Doctoral-level students.

  • Active research students: 1 854 (59 per cent women)
  • Newly enrolled research students: 288 (60 per cent women)
  • Doctoral degrees awarded: 276
  • Licentiate (midway doctoral) degrees awarded: 34

Staff

  • Employees: 5,762 (58 per cent women)
  • Full-time equivalents: 5,138
  • Teaching staff/researchers and doctoral student positions: 2,699
  • Professors: 502
  • Technical/administrative staff: 1,937

Finances

  • Direct government funding: SEK 3,700 million
  • External funding and other income: SEK 1,808 million
  • Total income: SEK 5,427 million

Premises

  • 381,700 square meters
  • SEK 636 million

Faculty areas

  • Pharmacy, Medicine,Odontology and Health Care Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Fine, Applied and Performing Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Business, Economics and Law
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • The Board of Teacher Education

Within the Faculties, there are a total of 38 departments.

6 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

University of Gothenburg
University of Gothenburg
Location: Göteborg, Sweden | Closing on Sep 12
PhD student in physical chemistry with a fokus on optical spectroscopy
Diary id: PAR 2018/940 Employment level: Time limited employment (temporary) Location: Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology Apply by: 2018-09-12 Research and graduate education at the department of chemistry and molecular biology comprises a wide scientific field...
University of Gothenburg
University of Gothenburg
Location: Göteborg, Sweden | Closing on Aug 08
Principal Research Engineer - Time-resolved crystallography of phytochrome proteins
Diary id: PAR 2018/784 Employment level: Permanent employment Location: Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology Apply by: 2018-08-08 Research and graduate education at the department of chemistry and molecular biology comprises a wide scientific field from the atomic...
University of Gothenburg
University of Gothenburg
Location: Göteborg, Sweden | Closing on Jul 04
PhD in Natural Science with specialization in Chemistry
Diary id: PAR 2018/859 Employment level: Time limited employment (temporary) Location: Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology Apply by: 2018-07-04 Research and graduate education at the department of chemistry and molecular biology comprises a wide scientific...
University of Gothenburg
University of Gothenburg
Location: Göteborg, Sweden | Closing on Jul 31
Postdoctoral Fellowship in time-resolved femtosecond infrared spectroscopy
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with interest and experience in time-resolved femtosecond infrared spectroscopy. You are expected to study molecular mechanisms of photosensor proteins by time-resolved infrared spectra. You will be trained in using...
University of Gothenburg
University of Gothenburg
Location: Göteborg, Sweden | Closing on Aug 06
Full Professor in Medicinal Chemistry
Diary id: PAR 2017/1125 Employment level: Permanent employment Location: Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology Apply by: 2018-08-06 The Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology performs high-quality research and education in a broad area ranging from...