Chalmers was founded in 1829 as the result of a donation from the Director of the Swedish East India Company, William Chalmers. His forwardly optimistic motto, which remains ours today, is: "Avancez!"
Chalmers University of Technology was founded in 1829 through the will of William Chalmers and is consistently ranked among the top 100 Engineering Universities in the world. Education at Chalmers is strongly linked to advanced research in areas of particular strength. Over a third of the students enrolled on our Master’s Programmes are international students. The duration for all programmes is two years and upon completion of studies candidates will be granted a Master’s degree, MSc.
Chalmers University of Technology is a full-scale technological university with scientific depth and interdisciplinary breadth. Curiosity-driven fundamental research is just as natural to us as applied research to solve concrete societal challenges. Our 2,300 researchers, instructors and doctoral students conduct research into everything from the smallest building blocks of matter, to systems biology and food products, to climate issues, traffic safety and distant galaxies. They work closely with industry and the public sector in all research. Chalmers also has a strong international air created by exchanges and collaborations with leading universities worldwide.
There are many different career opportunities at Chalmers in education, research and utilisation, for example as a doctoral student, senior lecturer or specialist in a field of research. In addition to these academic positions, there are also many interesting positions that facilitate outstanding research and education. Learn more about each category below..
Student CentreChalmers has two Student Centres, one at Campus Johanneberg and one at Campus Lindholmen. At the front desk you can get answers to many of your questions as well as help with certificates and filling out forms. They can help you with change of address, information about how to register for courses or sign up for exams and provide contact details to Chalmers’ different support functions.
Student housing agencies contracted by Chalmers.You will find description of accommodation, location and prices on the website of the specific agency. All administration - i.e. contracts, keys, payments - are handled by the housing agencies, not by Chalmers. Questions regarding housing should be addressed to the housing agencies directly.
The libraries are open with limited services.
The libraries are open with limited services, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Study places and reading rooms are still unavailable due to Covid19.
The Student Health Center (Akademihälsan) helps students with the treatment of health problems originating in or aggravated by the study situation. It is a complement to the public health care system for students and it provides individual counselling, physiotherapy, general and psychiatric help. Booking an appointment is free of charge and English-speaking counselors are available.
Chalmers University of Technology, campus Johanneberg, is situated in the central part of Gothenburg.
We have launched Chalmers Sports & Technology, a rapidly growing meeting place for researchers and industry collaborating in sports-related research
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