School of Global Studies
At the School of Global Studies, you can study several different subjects that have the global perspective in common. You learn to analyze global social phenomena and gain in-depth knowledge of resource distribution, social structures, power and sustainable development.
About School of Global Studies
Lectures and seminars take place mainly at Annedalsseminariet on Seminariegatan 1A or in nearby premises.
Student counsellors, education administration and teachers' offices are located in the red brick buildings next to Annedalsseminiaret, on Konstepideminsväg 2B. This building is often referred to as KK2.
Locked entrance doors to KK2
As of November 15, 2023, the entrance doors to KK2 will be locked during office hours. From 08.00-16.00 on weekdays, you can use your GU card and four-digit PIN code to enter the building. At other times you will be let in by the person with whom you have an appointment.
Assembly point (in case of evacuation) for both students and staff is in Seminarieparken outside Annedalsseminariet.
Read more about our premises on the Student Portal's page "Find your way on the University".
Our education administrators can help you with questions related to:
- Online registration
- Credit Transfers
- Sit-in exams (sign up)
- Elective courses
- Canvas (Learning platform at the University of Gothenburg)
- Interruption of studies/discontinuation of studies
Contact the education administrator connected to the subject or programme you are studying:
You can submit most documents by scanning and emailing them. If you need to send documents via postal services, please use the following postal address:
School of Global Studies
SE-405 30 Gothenburg
Turn to our student counselors if you need to talk about your study situation, or to get help to think about future study and career choices.
Your communication with a student counselor is always protected by confidentiality.
- Thord Jansson, tel: +46 31-786 43 10
- Sanna Byröd Bergström, tel: +46 31-786 43 58
More information about student counselling can be found on the Student Portal's page on Study Counselling.
Contact details for Director of Studies and Curriculum Directors
The Director of Studies is responsible for coordinating the undergraduate education at the School of Global Studies.
All our subjects and programmes have an appointed curriculum director, who is responsible for the pedagogical development and overall planning within each field of study.
Bachelor's Programme and courses in International Relations
Global Gender Studies
Latin American Studies
Erasmus Mundus Master's Programme in Human Rights Policy and Practice
Master's Programme in Human Rights
Master's Programme in Global Studies
Equal Treatment Representative
We have zero tolerance for all forms of discrimination, harassment and victimization. Our Equal Treatment Representative can provide advice and support to students at the School of Global Studies.
Student Work Environment Representative (SAMO)
If you have views on the work environment, you can contact our Student Work Environment Representative (SAMO), Zainab Sadiqa.
Environment and Sustainability Representative
Contact our Environment and Sustainability Representative for questions about, or comments on, the School of Global Studies' environmental work:
Student Union: Studentgruppen Globala
Studentgruppen Globala is a sub-organ of the Göta Student Union and represents all students at the School of Global Studies.
More information on the webpage of Studentgruppen Globala.
Fire safety information
If the fire alarm goes off - start evacuating immediately.
The address of Annedalsseminariet is Seminariegatan 1A.
Evacuation plans are available in several locations of Annedalsseminariet. These include information on evacuation routes, fire hydrants, fire alarms and assembly points.
In Annedalsseminariet, the two stairwells function as safe fire cells. The elevator in Annedalsseminariet must not be used in case of fire.
The assembly point for both students and staff is in Seminarieparken outside Annedalsseminariet.
Read more about what to do if the alarm goes off on the Student Portal's page Security at the university.