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The School of Global Studies offers education on three levels: first cycle (Bachelor level), second cycle (Master level) and third cycle (PhD level).

Most of the courses at first cycle are in Swedish, but international students within the Erasmus exchange program can choose between six Erasmus courses in English.

At second cycle, international students may choose between several single subject courses or study one of our international Master's programmes.

International students may also apply to or our PhD programs at third cycle.


  • Re-exams summer of 2015

    [3 Jun 2015] The School of Global Studies offers a re-exam opportunity for all courses on Wednesday August 19. Sit in exams take place 13.00-16.00 in Linnésalen. Deadline for take-home exams and written assignments is the same date at 12.00. Further information on take-home exams will be published in GUL. Let us know if you wish to take part, by sending an e-mail to the Student Office (student@globalstudies.gu.se) on Wednesday August 5 at the latest. State your name, personal identification number and what exam you would like to take (course/module).

  • This term they study in Sweden

    [13 May 2015] During spring term 2015 Araceli Itzel Gomez Cañipa and Boris Andres Sea Choque study at the University of Gothenburg as exchange students within the Linnaeus-Palme International Exchange Programme. - The option was published in my career and immediately I thought that a Swedish university is a great choice if somebody searches for a good academic level, Boris says.

  • Do you want to volunteer for the World Environmental Education Congress 2015?

    [21 Apr 2015] The World Environmental Education Congress 2015 is arranged by GMV - Centre for Environment and Sustainability, and currently looking for volunteers.

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The Student Portal and Student Account
The University of Gothenburg web services for students are assembled in a Student Portal. The site is personalised and you have access to information that concerns you. Futher information about the portal and your account can be found HERE.

GUL is a learning management system at the University of Gothenburg.
GUL is a web-based tool developed to support communication and collaboration between teachers and students. You can find your course on the open pages.

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Meet The World in Gothenburg

Get a glimpse of what Gothenburg can offer you as a student (film clip).

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