Göteborgs Universitet - University of Gothenburg
Erasmus+ coordinator:Ms Tabea Koepp
Study cycle: Master
Language of instruction: English. The minimum desirable level of English language proficiency is B2 following the Common European Reference Frame (CEFR).
Erasmus+ partner: Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap (Department of Sociology and Work Science)
General information: Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden and has changed from a historical, industrial and commercial port to an international metropolis. The University of Gothenburg has been integral in creating the innovative, creative, and multicultural environment of the city. Today, Gothenburg is considered one of the European scientific centres that not only features traditional fields of science such as pharmacy or engineering but also a range of other scientific disciplines. The University has 37,000 students within eight faculties and 57 departments, and is not only excellent in research but also one of the most popular universities in the Northern countries due to a multicultural and innovative study environment. The Department of Social and Work Sciences is one of the four big departments among smaller institutes and research centres in the Faculty of Social Sciences, and offers programmes in Sociology, Work Sciences, Criminology or Human Resource Management.
NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.
The Department of Social and Work Sciences offers a broad special course offer for exchange students. The international course offer for exchange students has theoretical, methodological, historical as well as empirical courses of Sociology, which include topics such as social change, the environment, EU politics and integration or "Global Studies". Some courses may require previous knowledge or prerequisite conditions. Therefore, it is important to discuss the courses you plan to attend with your coordinators.
Study terms: The winter semester starts regularly at the beginning of September and ends in mid-January. The summer semester starts in mid- January and ends in June.
Other information: The University of Gothenburg offers assistance in finding accommodation, a Pick-Up Service for the arrival, language courses, and a Buddy Programme. The Faculty of Social Sciences organises Welcome Days for international students. Further information for exchange students is available on the University website.
Events & Deadlines
Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Dienstags/ Tuesday 10-12 Uhr
Raum/ Room: X-D2-207
Alle Kurse für das kommende Wintersemester 2019/20 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.
All courses for the upcoming winter semester 2019/20 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English HERE.
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