How and when do I apply? We advise all our Erasmus and bilateral applicants to use the general application site for the University of Gothenburg. No paper applications will be received from the spring 2012. Datelines are: 15th of October for spring semester and 15th of April for autumn semester.
Who is my Erasmus coordinator? We have two Erasmus coordinators at the department: Hilde Vandeput is the Erasmus coordinator for the following contracts: Germany, France and Russia. Johanna Palomino is the Erasmus coordinator for the following contracts: Spain, England, Ireland, Portugal and Italy.
What happens after I’ve been nominated ? You will get a letter of acceptance for the courses you’ll be studying with us. Please make sure to read all the instructions and be here in good time for the general introduction. Dates will be specified on the acceptance letter.
What’s Erasmus? Erasmus is a European Exchange program that allows students to study at a variety of universities within Europe. Check here which agreements are set at the moment for our department, application datelines and requirements: Erasmus information.
What is GUL? GUL is the learning platform the University of Gothenburg use. There you will find information about your course, you will find schedule, reading list and once you’re registered to the course you will get login and password to the secured pages where only accepted students and their teacher have access. There you communicate with your teacher and can download articles, get extra information etc
Is attendance compolsury? Attendance is not compulsory, but it is wise to take the time with lecturers and benefit as much as possible from their knowledge. However, if the circumstances do not allow you to join your courses within three weeks of the beginning of term, you may wish to reconsider and come back to us (and reapply) next term.
What about exams? Please refer to the list of exams on the relevant course page on GUL or access the exam registration site via the student portal and “Ladok på webb” NB: It may not the possible to sign up for an August retake exam. However, this does not mean that you will not be allowed to sit the exam, simply that we cannot guarantee that there will be a seat available in the examination hall. Go to the examination venue on the day of the exam at the time specified in the examination list and talk to the proctors/invigilators there. Don't forget to bring a valid student ID.