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Welcome to the School of Global Studies!

Do you need help getting started with your studies? Are you wondering where to find reading lists and schedules? Do you have questions about registration or results? On our pages for student service, you will find information for those who study or plan to study at the School of Global Studies.

Item 1 Student portal. The image is a link to the portal.In order to get started with your studies you need to activate your student account. If you have been admitted to your studies by applying at universityadmissions.se and you have a Swedish civic registration number, you can activate your student account in the Student portal. Click on the image above to get to the portal.

After activating your account you will get access to a number of resources in the portal (such as student e-mail, language support, certificates, degree application etc.). You will also be able to order your GU-card. Read more about the card and it's functions in the portal.

If you are not able to activate your student account, or if you have problems with your account or GU-card, please contact a Servicecenter.

Item 2 Gul. The image is a link to Gul.

As a student you communicate with your teachers mainly through GUL (the University of Gothenburg Learning platform). GUL is a web based platform, where you will find information about your course, such as syllabus, reading list and schedule. Click on the image above to get to GUL.

You log on to GUL with your student account. When registered you will get access to your course.

The information you need before the course starts is published on open pages that you can access withour being registered on the course. As a general rule for the University of Gothenburg

  • reading list should be available 8 weeks before the start of a course and
  • schedules should be available 2 weeks before the start of a course.


Item 3 Student office.

You can always turn to the Student Office if you have questions about registration, results or other matters concerning your studies.  If you have questions about admission to the Master's Programme in Global Studies, you should turn to globalmaster@globalstudies.gu.se in the first hand.

You will find the Student office in the part of Campus Linné that is called KK2 (house 2B on the map below). For more information about our facilities, accessibility and fire prevention, see the menu.

Orientation map, Campus Linné

E-mail: student@globalstudies.gu.se
+46 (0)31-786 4025
Visiting address:
Konstepidemins väg 2E. Room B312.

Visiting hours: Monday-Thursday 9.30-12.30.
Telephone hours:
Monday-Thursday, 13.30-15.30.

Page Manager: Student office|Last update: 10/4/2016

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