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The University of Gothenburg has a procured student healthcare provider, which means that it's Feelgood that you will be in contact with when you contact Student healthcare for support.

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You can always turn to Student healthcare if you need support for something related to your studies. This can include things that happen during your studies, such as exam anxiety, and things that affect your studies, such as having a lot of other things going on in your life that make it difficult to structure your studies.

If something is not related to your studies, you should seek out the general healthcare services. If you're unsure, you can contact Student healthcare who will make an initial assessment and, if necessary, refer you to the right place.

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The University has gathered some resources that you can use for your own health and wellbeing. There are resources from the University and from other places.

At you will find facts, advice and guides for self-help in student health in one place. Here you can also access recorded lectures, real stories from students and exercises that can help you as a student to feel better. It's a national website with the goal of making student health available to all students in Sweden.

Health services in Sweden

Sick leave, student finances and insurance

It's important that you are aware of the following information to, for example, avoid problems with your student finances if you fall ill.

A good study environment is important for your well-being

Study environment can be said to include everything that affects your studies and that is within the University's responsibility. The study environment at the University of Gothenburg should be accessible to everyone and free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. You should feel safe when you are studying with us and you have the right to be treated with respect by fellow students and staff. Everyone who works at the University, students and staff alike, together influence how the environment is perceived and have a shared responsibility to safeguard our own and others' health and safety.

The page on study environment includes information on contributing to a good study environment, what kinds of support are available and how the University works with study environment and equal treatment.

Study environment

The University of Gothenburg is participating in a study on students' mental health

Since November 2020 the University of Gothenburg has been participating in an international study on student mental health. The study is expected to continue until 2024. The study is being conducted in several countries and is managed by Harvard University. In Sweden the study is managed by researchers att Uppsala University and the University of Gothenburg is one of several participating higher education institutions in the country.

At the participating higher education institutions in Sweden, all students studying their first term of a programme at first-cycle level will be offered the chance to participate in the study. The offer is sent via e-mail.

The purpose of the study is to investigate students' mental health and which aspects are especially crucial for good mental health among students. The study also investigates different digital forms of support to see how they affect students' mental health. The University hopes that as many students as possible will wish to participate in order to contribute to our continued work surrounding student mental health.

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The WHO World Mental Health International College Student (WMH-ICS) Initiative