New student

Welcome to the University of Gothenburg! We are so pleased that you have chosen to study here. When starting university studies there's a lot to do and remember. Here are some key things you'll need to do to set yourself up for the studies ahead.

What you need to do as a new student

This list contain general information that applies to all new students. There will most probably be additional information from your faculty or department.

Please read the information provided by your education

Our education is organised and run by eight faculties, each with departments responsible for the education within specific subjects. Scroll down on this page to read information from the department and/or faculty responsible for your education. Their information is specific for you and your classmates.

When logged in with your student account, additional information is automatically displayed from the faculty and department to which your education belongs. You'll find that most pages on the Student Portal work like this!

Admitted in the first admission round for autumn 2024?

The first admissions round is specifically for international students. If you have been offered a place in a course or programme in the first admission round, you will find that some information on this page has not yet been updated for the autumn semester. Some dates, for example, will be updated closer to the start of the semester.

Service and support

Support is available to you from the day you are admitted until graduation. Some of the available services include: