The University of Gothenburg Rankings

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In the World#5343 of 14178
In Europe#1531 of 2794
In Sweden#30 of 39
In Goteborg#2 of 2
In Political science#235 of 6,691

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
12%
Enrollment
49,150
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
gu.se
Languages
Swedish;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
62,097
Citations
2,644,931

The University of Gothenburg majors

by publication count

Medicine
21,389
Biology
10,799
Chemistry
5,296
Psychology
5,289
Sociology
2,120
Computer science
1,980
Political science
1,835
Economics
1,757
Environmental science
1,496
Materials science
1,345
Business
1,229
Physics
864
Geology
853
Geography
747
Mathematics
722
Engineering
605
History
290
Philosophy
191
Art
185

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine99958,151
Political science12022,024
Environmental science12569,044
Sociology14446,015
Economics14774,781
Biology157710,914
Psychology183202,775
Geography19521,953
Geology27032,423
Chemistry276194,602
Business30424,231
History343957
Art364589
Philosophy511513
Materials science54847,104
Engineering57914,459
Computer science60834,056
Physics62626,772
Mathematics91111,005

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19904726795
19913737740
19922778670
19932678991
19943469455
199548010258
199664111916
199761413242
199871115467
199971417703
200086720776
200192925523
200295628632
2003106434504
2004113039250
2005125945531
2006143054429
2007154362753
2008172873953
2009224285303
2010207893868
20112517113924
20122728131978
20133069150748
20143286168106
20153631180865
20163674182490
20173824197994
20184040185064
20194445217358
20204636248082

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate12%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or foreign equivalent and a documented good knowledge of English. TOEFL test for foreign students (at least 500)
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; January-June)
Enrollment49,150
Full time employee3,028
Student:staff ratio16:1

Tuition

International studetns110,000-400,000 per annum. (SEK)

The University of Gothenburg has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Högskoleexamen / Konstnärlig högskoleexamenComputer Science, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Technology
Kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor) / Konstnärlig kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor in Fine Arts)Aesthetics, Anthropology, Arabic, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Ceramic Art, Chemistry, Chinese, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Dietetics, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, European Studies, Film, Fine Arts, French, Furniture Design, Geography, Geography (Human), German, Handicrafts, Heritage Preservation, History, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Law, Leisure Studies, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Museum Studies, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Opera, Pedagogy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Religious Music, Russian, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Spanish, Sports, Teacher Training, Textile Design, Theatre, Theology, Transport Management, Weaving
Yrkesexamen (First cycle professional qualification)Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Teacher Training
Magisterexamen (Degree of Master) / Konstnärlig magisterexamen (Degree of Master in Fine Arts)Cinema and Television, Conducting, European Studies, Film, Hygiene, Information Technology, Journalism, Labour and Industrial Relations, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Microbiology, Music, Translation and Interpretation, Video
Masterexamen (Degree of Master) / Konstnärlig masterexamen (Degree of Master in Fine Arts)Accountancy, Acting, Archaeology, Art Criticism, Arts and Humanities, Bible, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Business Administration, Ceramic Art, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Conducting, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Design, Display and Stage Design, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Furniture Design, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography (Human), Glass Art, Government, Handicrafts, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, Human Rights, Information Technology, International Studies, Jewellery Art, Leadership, Literature, Logic, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Meteorology, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Music, Musical Instruments, Natural Resources, Opera, Organic Chemistry, Pedagogy, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Police Studies, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Science Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Swedish, Technology Education, Textile Design, Theatre, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Weaving, Writing
Yrkesexamen (Second cycle professional qualification)Anaesthesiology, Dentistry, Dietetics, Gerontology, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Teacher Training
LicentiatexamenArts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Education, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
DoktorsexamenArt History, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Design, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Film, Fine Arts, Food Science, Gender Studies, History, Information Technology, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Logic, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Religious Studies, Sports, Theatre, Theology

General info

Alternative namesGU
Göteborgs universitet
Founded1891
WikipediaUniversity of Gothenburg
AccreditationSwedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ)
MottoTradita innovare innovata tradere
A Tradition of Invention, an Inventor of Tradition
Colorsblue, black, white
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 100
Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland County, 405 30
Sweden
City population600,000
Phone+46 (31) 786 1000
Fax+46 (31) 786 1064

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