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The Department of Economics offers courses and programmes in Economics and Statistics at the undergraduate, advanced and graduate levels.

Economics is a social sciences subject focusing on how the economy of society works. Economics uses theories and empirical methods to study behaviour at individual, firm and country level.

Statistics includes planning, processing and analysis of data for different types of surveys. The labour market for economists and statisticians is good, both the private and the public sector.

Undergraduate Studies - Bachelor's Programmes

You may choose Economics as your major in one of the following programmes at the School of Business, Economics and Law:

And at the Department of Political Science:

Note that all programmes are given in Swedish!

Undergraduate Courses

Almost all single subject courses in Economics and Statistics are given in Swedish.
Courses in Economics and Statistics

Advanced Studies - Master's Programmes

We offer two-year Master's programmes in Economics and Finance taught in English by active and engaged researchers. Both programmes combines analytical tools with practical or policy applications, preparing you for a competitive job market.
Master's Programmes Economics and Finance

PhD - Doctoral Programme

Aiming at a research career or wants to get deeper knowledge in Economics? The doctoral programme in Economics offers four years of graduate studies with fixed employment.
Doctoral Programme in Economics

Study at the School of Business, Economics and Law

Broad research and international traditions, as well as close collaboration with industry and society, contribute to the School’s good conditions for educating creative individuals, ready to tackle the challenges of a global working life.
Education at the School of Business, Economics and Law
This is the School of Business, Economics and Law

Why Gothenburg and Sweden?

International students don’t end up in Scandinavia by chance. They come here because they share a set of beliefs and values — things like equality, sustainability and a modern approach to learning. They come because these are ideals we at the University of Gothenburg share.
Student life in Gothenburg

Find out more about Gothenburg and Sweden:


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