The University of Gothenburg – Research that makes a difference, education that breaks new ground and a work environment that inspires.
The University of Gothenburg meets societal challenges with diverse knowledge. 38 000 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. Complete environments stimulate dynamic interaction between research and education on the one hand and business and industry and the rest of society on the other. The interaction between the environments and the surrounding society allows for new ideas to spread to a wide range of actors. It facilitates an inflow of new ideas and new knowledge, which in turn strengthens and adds to the disciplinary environments. It also implies an opportunity for continuous assessment of the quality of our work, providing for appropriate prioritisations to be made.
Advanced and functional infrastructure is a prerequisite for development of our research. Increased accessibility makes the University more attractive in the competition for staff and students. The University of Gothenburg shall ensure a qualified infrastructure for research; encourage cooperation with both higher education institutions and other organizations regarding infrastructure issues, both nationally and internationally and emphasis the role of qualified infrastructure as a meeting place in our international collaborations and in our cooperation with the surrounding society.
Strong research and attractive study programs attract scientists and students from all around the world. The University of Gothenburg is environmentally certified and works actively for sustainable development. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University of Gothenburg contributes to a better future.