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Students in Seminarieparken outside Annedalsseminariet.
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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

Type of organization
Department
Belongs to faculty
Faculty of Social Sciences
Contact information
Post address
Box 700
40530
Göteborg
Email
globalstudies@gu.se
Visiting address
Konstepidemins väg 2
41314
Göteborg
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Annedalsseminariet

Our premises

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".

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Entrance to Konstepideminsväg 2B.

Education Administration

Our education administrators can help you with questions related to:

  • Admission
  • Online registration
  • Results
  • Certificates
  • 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:
 

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Matilda Andersson
Education Administrator
  • Bachelor's Programme in International Relations
  • Courses in International Relations
  • Courses in Global Gender Studies
  • Courses in Latin American Studies
Sanna Byröd Bergström
Education Administrator
  • Master’s Programme in Global Studies    
  • Courses in Global Studies
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Johanna Hagström Wigers
Programme Coordinator
  • Erasmus Mundus Master’s Programme in Human Rights Policy and Practice

Submitting documents

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:

Education Administration
School of Global Studies
Box 700
SE-405 30 Gothenburg
Sweden

Student Counselling

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.

E-mail: studentcounselling@globalstudies.gu.se
Telephone:

  • 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.

Arne Frederik Wackenhut
Arne Frederik Wackenhut
Director of Studies

Curriculum Directors

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

Bryan Mabee
Curriculum Director

Global Gender Studies

Mikela Lundahl Hero
Curriculum Director

Latin American Studies

Arne Frederik Wackenhut
Arne Frederik Wackenhut
Director of Studies

Erasmus Mundus Master's Programme in Human Rights Policy and Practice

Kamal Makili-Aliyev
Kamal Makili-Aliyev
Curriculum Director

Master's Programme in Human Rights

Lisbeth Segerlund
Curriculum Director

Master's Programme in Global Studies

Jan Bachmann
Jan Bachmann
Curriculum Director
Florian Kühn
Florian Kühn
Curriculum Director

Student support

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.

Gunilla Blomqvist Sköldberg
Gunilla Blomqvist Sköldberg
Equal Treatment Representative

Student Work Environment Representative (SAMO)

If you have views on the work environment, you can contact our Student Work Environment Representative (SAMO), Zainab Sadiqa.

E-mail: samo@globalstudies.gu.se

Environment and Sustainability Representative

Contact our Environment and Sustainability Representative for questions about, or comments on, the School of Global Studies' environmental work:

Andréas Litsegård
Andréas Litsegård
Environment and Sustainability Representative

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.

Contact: globalstudies@gota.gu.se

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.

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