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Campus and facilities

We offer a unique opportunity for students. Here you will study in the very heart of the city. We don't have a campus in the outskirts of the city; instead the whole city is our campus.

A click on the name of a campus will take you straight to a description. Click on the picture to see more photos of the facilities.

Botanical building

The Botanical building is located next to the botanical garden and here research and studies related to botany (plant biology) and environmental sciences is conducted.

Address: Carl Skottsbergs gata 22B, 413 19, Gothenburg

Face of the Botanical building in summertime

Students in the botanical building in winter

Face of the Botanical building in summer

Campus Johanneberg

Our students in physics, maths and chemistry will spend a lot of time at Campus Chalmers in Johanneberg. The University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology work closely together within these subjects.

Visiting addresses

In the lab at the Department of Chemistry and Molecular BiologyOutside Matematiska vetenskaperThe courtyard of the Physics buildingStudents in the Chemistry building

Campus Haga

Campus Haga is located on Sprängkullsgatan, just around the corner from the picturesque city district of Haga. This part of the University is home to the Department of Political Science, School of Public Administration, Department of Sociology and Work Science and Department of Social Work.

Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19-23, 411 23 Gothenburg

The facilites at Campus HagaCampus Haga at SprängkullsgatanStudents at Campus Haga

Campus Lindholmen

Campus Lindholmen is located on Hisingen, a short boat trip from Stenpiren. The IT Faculty consists of two departments, both of which collaborate closely with the IT faculty of Chalmers.

Address: Kuggen, Lindholmsplatsen 1, 417 56 Gothenburg

On the way to Campus Lindholmen by boatStudents inside the facilites at LindholmenStudents at Campus Lindholmen

Campus Linné

Located close to Linnéplatsen, Campus Linné is home to the Department of Journalism, Media and Communications (JMG), the Department of Psychology and the School of Global Studies. Outside of the School of Global Studies there is a nice garden, perfect for a picnic lunch or apple picking in autumn. You will also find part of the university library here.

Visiting addresses

Annedalsseminariet at Campus LinnéStudents in the radio studio at JMG


This is the place for anyone interested in the earth sciences. Here you will find the Department of Earth Sciences, but it is also home to the Department of Conservation and the Department of Marine Sciences, as well as the Geology library.

Address: Guldhedsgatan 5A, 413 20 Gothenburg

Students outside GeovetarcentrumStudents in tha lab at Geovetarcentrum The library at Geovetarcentrum

Handelshögskolan (School of Business, Economics and Law)

The School of Business, Economics and Law is located at one end of Vasagatan. This is where our students study law, economics and management. The library is several stories high with lots of space for books and for students looking for some quiet reading time.

Address: Vasagatan 1, 405 30 Gothenburg

Students outside Handels

HDK and Valand (Academy of Design and Crafts and Valand Academy)

This part of the University is home to students of photography, fine arts and design. The Valand Academy and HDK are both located in central Gothenburg close to Avenyn. At HDK, you can also find the Art Library.

Visiting addresses

HDK, School of Design and Crafts

Humanisten (Faculty of Arts)

The Faculty of Arts is located in a park with a nice little pond called Näckrosdammen. It is nevertheless centrally located between Korsvägen and Götaplatsen. Here you will find (among many others) future historians, linguists and experts in the Swedish language.
The Faculty of Arts also has one of the largest libraries within the University.

Address: Renströmsgatan 6, 412 55 Gothenburg

The iconic ring outside Humanisten, with the pond in the background


Mariestad, located about two hours northwest of Gothenburg, is part of the Department of Conservation. Students here work with preservation of buildings and landscape gardening.

Address: Magasinsgatan 4, 542 30 Mariestad

The Department of Conservation in MariestadThe Department of Conservation in MariestadStudents at work in the Department of Conservation in Mariestad

Medicinareberget (Sahlgrenska Academy)

Medicinareberget is home to the future doctors, nurses, medical laboratory scientists and public health students. It is also home to students at the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology. Here you also find students studying biology in the Zoology building. Medicinareberget is next door to Sahlgrenska University Hospital and you will also find the Biomedical Library here.

Address: Medicinaregatan 3, 413 90 Gothenburg

Students studying outside at Medicinareberget

Pedagogen (Faculty of Education)

This part of the university is situated in central Gothenburg by Grönsakstorget and is home to the Faculty of Education. It hosts future teachers and sports coaches, and you will also find the Education Library in one of the buildings.

Address: Västra Hamngatan 25, 411 17 Gothenburg

Outside Pedagogen, Faculty of EducationInside the university library at PedagogenStudents outside Pedagogen


HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts – at Steneby, offers a number of artistic Bachelor's and Master's programmes. The programmes are mainly wood-, textile- and metal-oriented.

Address: Hemslöjdsvägen 1, 660 10 Dals Långed

Steneby in Dals Långed.

Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Infrastructure

This is the University’s centre for marine science (both education and research). It consists of two research stations, at Tjärnö and Kristineberg on the Swedish west coast, as well as several research vessels and smaller boats, all equipped to study the fascinating world under the surface.

Visiting addresses

At work at one of the research vesselsThe Research station on the West CoastStudents in the lab at Sven Lovén Center for Marine SciencesResearching the sea

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