UNIVERSITY OF GOTHENBURG - [GU], GOTHENBURG

Gothenburg, BohuslanLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1891Established Year
  18873Enrollment

University of Gothenburg is Sweden’s third oldest university. This leading comprehensive university was established in 1891 in Gothenburg, the second largest city in Sweden. The university offers some of its programs in collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgenska University Hospital.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingCity
Application Portaluniversityadmissions.se
No. of Departments39
Endowment Rate4.785 billion SEK
No. of Programs (for international students)Bachelor’s: 4 programs and 100 courses Master’s: 70 programs and 200 courses PhD: -
Type of ProgramsFull-time; Part-time; Distance
On Campus residenceNo
Residence Permit RequiredYes

Residence and Campus

  • There is no on-campus housing facility available.
  • Non-EU/ EEA students are required to have a residence permit for studying in Sweden.
  • There is only one international intake per year for the Executive MBA program.

University of Gothenburg Admissions

  • Application Form: All the students have to apply to the university programs through the joint Swedish application portal – universityadmissions.se
  • Common requirements: Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Tests: Equivalent to English course 6
  • The application fee: 900 SEK
  • Additional requirements: Work samples, personal interview, entrance test, personal letter, motivational letter, etc.
    • Executive MBA – Professional achievement, 3-years of work experience
  • Intake Window: Bachelor’s and Master’s programs - 16 October – 15 January (International students only)

English Proficiency Test

For getting accepted at the University of Gothenburg, the student can submit any of the below mentioned scores. These scores are equivalent to the accepted English course 6 level taught at the Swedish senior secondary schools.

IELTS6.5 or more
TOEFL90 - iBT
575 - PBT
Any other equivalent score-

Tuition Cost

Type of ProgramsTotal Cost
Software Engineering and Management Bachelor’s Program422 088 SEK
Other Bachelor’s Programs816 846 SEK
Master’s Programs104 542 SEK – 281 392 SEK

Scholarships

The university offers 5 types of scholarships to its fee-paying international students subject to their nationality and program.

  1. University of Gothenburg Study Scholarship
  2. Volvo Group Scholarship
  3. The Richard C. Malmsten Memorial Foundation Scholarship
  4. UGGS Syria
  5. Swedish Institute’s Scholarships

To more about each of the above stated scholarships, click here.

Find a Program

Architecture, Building & Planning 1 Program

3 years
$29,581 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 3 Programs

AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 29,050
Bachelors Tuition Fees$29581.32
Post graduate Tuition Fees$29049.59
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 81,000
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
18,873
International Students
2,264
Student : Faculty Ratio
10:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process October 16, 2019
End of Application process January 15, 2019
Application Fee
$ 900
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6
Total Applications
-
Min. 90
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  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #158
    Score (Out of 100)
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