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The broad-ranging research at the University of Gothenburg is innovative, characterised by multidisciplinary cooperation, closely linked to education and stands in close contact with society. Our 3000 researchers, teachers and doctoral students span from developmental biology and gender studies to logistics and marine mammals. The University’s list of renowned researchers includes Nobel Laureate in Medicine or Physiology Arvid Carlsson (2000).

The University of Gothenburg coordinates network for threatened scholars

Illustration Kicki Edgren

The University of Gothenburg is the first Swedish higher education institution to host scholars within the framework of the Scholars at Risk network.

Read more about the University's work with Scholars at Risk

Research News

  • Dance and gender in focus in new anthology

    [18 May 2018] Based on performances by the independent dance group Rubicon, Astrid von Rosen at CCHS, together with visiting researchers Monica Sand and Marsha Meskimmon, tests feminist theories and methods within heritage studies. The result of their research is included as a chapter in the newly published anthology Gender and Heritage: Performance, Place and Politics.

  • Archaeological DNA analysis raise international attention

    [18 May 2018] A massive study of prehistoric DNA gives new knowledge of the first people who domesticated horses, the development of our languages and the earliest eruption of hepatitis B, among other things. Archaeologists Kristian Kristiansen and Karl-Göran Sjögren have been involved in the research which is now presented in three papers in the journals Nature and Science.

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