University of Gothenburg


  • The University of Gothenburg was accredited in 1891 as Gothenburg University College, with funding from private donors.
  • The college became an independent university college in 1907 and was formally founded as the present university in 1954, merging with the state-funded Medical College which had been established in 1949.
  • It became one of the largest and broadest higher education institutes in Sweden after the education reforms of the 1970s.
  • The University currently has approximately 37,000 students and 5,900 employees, offering international students over forty Master English-taught programmes.


University of Gothenburg, Box 100, 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden