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Global Engagement

The University of Gothenburg is characterised by a strong social responsibility and global commitment, and we strive to educate democratic social citizens with a respect for fundamental values such as human freedom and human rights.

Refugees: The Role of the University of Gothenburg

At present, about 65 million people are refugees. In order to handle the present situation and ensure sustainable ways forward, there is a great need for research and education. Education is of crucial importance to both the individual and the future of war-torn nations. Research generates new knowledge, which needs to be disseminated and put to practical use in various ways.

As a university, we have a responsibility to safeguard values such as academic freedom, humanism and human rights. We have a responsibility to contribute with our knowledge as an education provider and as a research institution, but also as an employer.

Read more about research about migration, education and internships

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