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									  Welcome to the School of
Business, Economics and Law
       University of Gothenburg

Founded as a private Business School in 1923

Public institution within the National Ministry
of Education in 1960

Became a part of the University of Gothenburg in 1971

Became an independent unit within the University in 1986

Moved to an expanded campus in 1995

Independent Faculty Board in 1997

The founder's vision was to provide an academically based
education with a combination of business administration,
economics and law with a strong emphasis on languages.


Sweden’s largest Business School

• 440 staff - 40 professors

• 4,700 full-time students

• 550 exchange students

• Income 2008: 350 million, of which
   55% government-financed

   45% external grants


Business Administration

Economic History

Economics and Statistics

Human and Economic Geography

Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Bachelor and Master programmes

Bachelor Programme in Business and Economics

Bachelor Programme in Logistics

Master Degree Programme in Law

Bachelor Programme in Environmental Social

Graduate School

Master of Science in Accounting
Master of Science in Economics
Master of Science in Enviromental Management and Economics
Master of Science in Finance
Master of Science in Industrial Management
Master of Science in Intellectual Capital Management
Master of Science in International Business and Trade
Master of Science in Logistics and Transport Management
Master of Science in Management
Master of Science in Marketing
Master of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Partnership Programme

• Agreement of co-operation between business companies,
   public administration and the School

• Long-term relationships

• 42 partner companies

• A partner for further education

• Career Service – meeting point for students and employers

• Alumni – relationships with former students

An international School

• offers over 400 international exchange opportunities within
   exchange network of 146 partner universities in 36 countries

• hosts 350 international exchange students every year

• sends over 200 students on exchange per year

• 200 international students are enrolled in Graduate School

• 220 students experience a short programme abroad

• was granted a full accreditation by EQUIS in 2004.

   EQUIS Re-accreditation 2009
What is EQUIS?

An international quality stamp of higher education in the fields of Business
Administration, Economics and Management.
Important elements are: Internationalisation, Corporate Connections and
strong Research. The School has been accredited since 2004.

Why is EQUIS important for you?
EQUIS is an internationally recognised, respected quality stamp.
→       It is a competitive advantage to receive a degree from an EQUIS
        accredited School.

An international evaluation team will visit us Sept 29th – Oct 1st
Consists of four persons. May visit lectures.
Will interview a selected group of students during their visit.

International Office

Located in building C, 4th floor (C4)

Visiting hours:
Monday - Thursday                   10 am – 12.30 pm



International Office

For questions regarding

   •   Letter of acceptance
   •   Course registration
   •   Course changes
   •   Schedules
   •   Results
   •   Certificate of attendance

  contact Chie Inoue,, room C418

Course Information

New course
FEA476 Intermodal Freight Transport 7,5 ECTS
GM1020 Continuous – Time Finance 7,5 ECTS

Cancelled course
FEA449 Change Management 7,5 ECTS
GM1011 Asset Pricing: Fixed Income 7,5 ECTS

Schedules for the second quarter will be available in
the end of October.

Last day for course changes

Autumn 1: Monday 7 September (3 pm)

Autumn 2: Monday 16 November (3 pm)

Please note: you are not able to change courses
(add or delete) online.

Ta make changes, send an email to
or fill out the yellow form and hand it in to the International Office
in B 41 before 2.30 pm today.

Computer Account

To connect to the wireless environment at the School please use
the password in your information package. This is valid for one
month, until 30 September 2009.

You will receive a user name and password for the School’s
computers after your registration have been completed. We will
keep you informed.


• Plagiarism and other forms of cheating is not tolerated at
  the University of Gothenburg

• The student’s home university will be notified

• Students risk their results being withheld

Letter of Acceptance
 Dear Student                                   LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE
                                                ID No: 000000-P000

 This is to advise you that you have been accepted for studies at THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 (1 September – 18 January) under the auspices of an exchange agreement.

 This letter of acceptance has been issued on the understanding that:

 •    no tuition fees will be charged for your studies at the School;

 •    all residence, or other housing fees incurred during your stay in Göteborg will be
      paid by you;

 •    upon arrival, you will be in possession of all necessary documentation for your
      entry to and sojourn in Sweden;

 •    the authorization of an extension of the study period shown above is subject to
      approval by your home institution and the undersigned.

 Feel free to contact me, if you require further information.

Access Card

Within a few days you will receive an Access Card to the School.

To get the pin code to your Access Card; take the four last digits in
your ID-number (found on your letter of acceptance)
 – change P to 1.

If your ID-number is 821102-P373 your pin code will be 1373

Swedish Language Course

If you have questions regarding the Swedish
Language Course, contact Ann-Marie


All exchange students are covered by the
University’s insurance policy

A claim form can be downloaded from

                            Monday 31 August
10 – 12 am        Information Meeting for New Exchange Students
                  Malmstenssalen, A2 (Building A, 2nd floor)

12 – 2.30 pm      Registration and sightseeing

                  Students are grouped according to Family Names
                              Group 1: A-D (Adamcakova – Dufief)
                              Group 2: E-K (Eissenberger – Kugler)
                              Group 3: L-R (L´Hostis – Rüggeberg)
                              Group 4: S-Z (Saari– Zimmermann)
Group 1
12 – 12.45 pm     Course modifications Room B41 (Building B, 4th floor)
                  Library Card Room D42 - D45 (Building D, 4th floor)
12.45 – 1.15 pm   Sightseeing, Reception Desk, (Building A, 2nd floor)

Group 2
12 – 12.30 pm     Sightseeing, Reception Desk, (Building A, 2nd floor)
12.30 – 1.15 pm   Registration for Courses Room B41 (Building B, 4th floor)
                  Library Card Room D42 - D45 (Building D, 4th floor)

Group 3
1.15 – 2 pm       Registration for Courses Room B41 (Building B, 4th floor)
                  Library Card Room D42 - D45 (Building D, 4th floor)
2 – 2.30 pm       Sightseeing, Reception Desk, (Building A, 2nd floor)

Group 4
1.15 – 1.45pm     Sightseeing, Reception Desk, (Building A, 2nd floor)
1.45 – 2.30 pm    Registration for Courses Room B41 (Building B, 4th floor)
                  Library Card Room D42 - D45 (Building D, 4th floor)

4 – 6 pm          Welcome Reception
                  Hyllan, E4 (Building E, 4th floor, above the restaurant)
A: Dean’s Office (6th floor), Economics Library (EKB)
(3rd floor), Reception ( 2nd floor), Malmstensalen,
B: Human and Economic Geography (5th - 6th floor),
C: Law (5th - 6th floor), “Handelsboden”(3rd floor), ICU,
GBS and Career Services (4th floor), International
Office (4th floor)
D: Finance (5th - 6th floor), Computer rooms (4th floor)
E: Economics (5th - 6th floor), Volvo-salen (4th floor),
SEB-salen (4th floor), Handelsrätten Restaurant (3rd
F: CG-salen (4th floor), SKF-salen (4th floor),
Caretaker’s office (3rd floor), Computer room (2nd floor)
G: Lecture Hall,
H: The Student Union (HHGS)
J: Business Administration ( 3rd floor), IT- Service (2nd

Economic History: Skanstorget 18

        Welcome Reception

            Monday 31 August
             Time: 4 - 6 pm

Location: Hyllan, E4 (building E, 4th floor)
          (above the restaurant)

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