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Institute of Medicine

At the Institute of Medicine, we conduct education and research in health and medicine from molecule to society in close collaboration with the healthcare system.

At the Institute of Medicine, we are developing the healthcare of the future. Our research and education is conducted around the major public diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, obesity, asthma and diabetes. We offer courses and programmes for those who like to work with people and want to contribute to public health worldwide.

The department belongs to the faculty of the Sahlgrenska Academy and is one of the largest departments at the University of Gothenburg with nearly 700 people working as researchers, doctoral students, teachers and with administrative support.

The Institute of Medicine offers the following programs and courses:


About Institute of Medicine

Type of organization
Belongs to faculty
Sahlgrenska Academy
Contact information
Post address
Box 428
Visiting address
Medicinaregatan 3, plan 5

Campus Medicinareberget

Most of our courses and programmes are located on Medicinareberget opposite Sahlgrenska University Hospital. To read more about Campus Medicinareberget and our premises, visit Sahlgrenska Academy's information page

Sahlgrenska Academy's Student Union

Sahlgrenska Academy's Student Union (SAKS) is the student union for everyone who studies at the Sahlgrenska Academy faculty. SAKS is run by students, for students. The Student Union exists to improve your student life by monitoring your education and arranging study social activities that you can take part in. They are here for you so that you get the best possible study time! You can always turn to the corps with both large and small issues. Sahlgrenska Academy's Student Union 

Study guidance

A study advisor can help you if you have questions about your current education or future career paths. On this page you can find contact details for a study advisor for your education. Contact information to our study counsellors

Student essays

Please visit GUPEA to view and read essays written by students at the Institute of Medicine. Visit GUPEA here


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