Department of Education and Special Education

Welcome to the Department of Education and Special Education (IPS). We are part of the Faculty of Education at the University of Gothenburg.

The department is responsible for the International Master's Programme in Educational Research (IMER).

We also offer single subject courses in the fields of Education, Special Education and Subject Matters Education with special focus on languages.

About Department of Education and Special Education

Type of organization
Belongs to faculty
Faculty of Education
Contact information
Post address
Box 300
Visiting address
Västra Hamngatan 25

Where do I turn?

  • Study administration
    The study administrators can help you with practical questions about your studies, such as course registration, study results, access to Canvas (the university's teaching platform) or schedule issues.
  • Study counsellor
    The study counsellor provide support and guidance during your study time. You turn to the study counselors when you need guidance or information about issues such as approved leave from studies and study breaks, eligibility and credits, or study planning.
  • Equal treatment representative
    If you experience discrimination or abuse during your studies at the department, you are welcome to contact the equal treatment representative. You are also welcome to get in touch if you have ideas or concrete suggestions on how we can develop and improve our work with equal treatment.

Our premises

The department is located in Campus Rosenlund ("Pedagogen") in central Gothenburg. Here, we share three buildings with the Faculty of Education, three other departments, and the Education Library. Next to our houses, you'll find bus and tram stops and plenty of bicycle parking spaces. 

Read more about the premises on the faculty webpage.



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