Working during your studies

Working part-time during your studies not only boosts your finances but also provides valuable experiences and future contacts. Learn more about the different ways to get a part-time job that the university offers.

Ad Portal

In the Ad Portal (managed by the University), public institutions, businesses and organisations post advertisements targeting students. You can search for part-time jobs, permanent positions, internships, degree projects and research assignments for students.

Ad Portal

Tips on the Student Portal about available jobs

Sometimes, we provide tips about various opportunities for part-time work here on the Student Portal. Read the information from your education on this page or look at the news tagged with Tips on job opportunities.

Working when you have a resident permit for higher education

If you have received a residence permit for higher education, you also have the right to work in Sweden during the same time that you have a residence permit.

The Swedish Migration Agency: Resi­dence permit for studies in higher educa­tion

Student ambassador

A student ambassador acts as the face of the University of Gothenburg and represents their education and the University. The position is hourly paid, and the amount of hours varies from month to month. Student ambassadors are recruited once a year, at the start of the autumn semester.

Student ambassador at the University of Gothenburg


Being a mentor means you will learn a lot and get paid for extra work where you help a student who needs study support to plan and structure their studies.

Mentorship at the University of Gothenburg