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University of Gothenburg

Location

Box 100, Göteborg, SE, Gothenburg Sweden

Ranking

# 187QS World University Rankings

About University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg consists of future entrepreneurs, financial analysts, climate experts, top musicians, designers and many more. Here you will find world-class education and research. We play an active part in our society with a strong belief in equality, democratic values and academic freedom.

Where tradition and innovation meet

Old beautiful buildings blend with new, fresh, and modern study and research environments. We are an old University with traditions while we are always staying up-to-date and reinventing ourselves. As a student or researcher, you will come face-to-face with architecture that is hundreds of years old while still benefiting from all the modern conveniences and technologies.

We educate independent thinkers

At the University of Gothenburg, you are encouraged to take responsibility and use your creativity. You will learn to analyse and assess sources and to think critically, characteristics that are important for an independent thinker.

A friendly and international university city

Gothenburg is situated on the west coast of Sweden, home to a vibrant cultural scene, world-class restaurants, sustainable living and a fascinating history – all within walking distance. Adventure is never far away, with wide open spaces and magical archipelago islands waiting to be explored.


Quick facts

  • Public university
  • Dates back to 1891
  • More than 3000 researchers
  • More than 200 study programmes
  • More than 50 000 students

About University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg consists of future entrepreneurs, financial analysts, climate experts, top musicians, designers and many more. Here you will find world-class education and research. We play an active part in our society with a strong belief in equality, democratic values and academic freedom.

Where tradition and innovation meet

Old beautiful buildings blend with new, fresh, and modern study and research environments. We are an old University with traditions while we are always staying up-to-date and reinventing ourselves. As a student or researcher, you will come face-to-face with architecture that is hundreds of years old while still benefiting from all the modern conveniences and technologies.

We educate independent thinkers

At the University of Gothenburg, you are encouraged to take responsibility and use your creativity. You will learn to analyse and assess sources and to think critically, characteristics that are important for an independent thinker.

A friendly and international university city

Gothenburg is situated on the west coast of Sweden, home to a vibrant cultural scene, world-class restaurants, sustainable living and a fascinating history – all within walking distance. Adventure is never far away, with wide open spaces and magical archipelago islands waiting to be explored.


Quick facts

  • Public university
  • Dates back to 1891
  • More than 3000 researchers
  • More than 200 study programmes
  • More than 50 000 students

University information

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Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

University of Gothenburg is one of the top public universities in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is ranked #187 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #193
  • 2014
    #=205
  • 2015
    #=206
  • 2016
    #=247
  • 2017
    #=264
  • 2018
    #=283
  • 2019
    #=269
  • 2020
    #256
  • 2021
    #202
  • 2022
    #=180
  • 2023
    #=185
  • 2024
    #187

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