Göteborgs universitet

Göteborgs universitet Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 265

University Overview

Göteborgs universitet (University of Gothenburg) ranking was founded in 1891 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution in the urban environment of Göteborg (population range of 500,000-1,000,000), Vastra Gotaland County. Göteborgs universitet (GU) ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden). In a variety of fields of study, Göteborgs universitet (GU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 129-year-old Swedish university has a rigorous admissions process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at GU.

Göteborgs universitet Ranking

University Identity

Name Göteborgs universitet
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

Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

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

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA)

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