School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg

Introduction
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Welcome to the School of Business, Economics, and Law! Sweden and the Swedish business world have had a great deal of international success over the past 100 years. A couple of important factors of success include understanding and respect for other cultures and human context, which results in the realization that there are no general solutions to local problems. A specific type of leadership and a unique approach to both a commercial enterprise and taking responsibility have been developed, both of which have garnered international respect. Research at the School of Business, Economics, and Law helps clarify this leadership and approach to taking responsibility and makes a conveyance to students, our leaders of tomorrow, possible. <img class=
University Of Gothenburg School Of Business, Economics And LawOur roots are in local business, which has an international focus and recognizes the importance of high-level research and education - just as was the case when the School was founded. This creates unique cooperation and lays the groundwork for future competitiveness in Sweden. Our business cooperation is also reflected in the School's international work, which is developed in intimate dialogue with our partners. As we form strategic partnerships with leading universities in China and India, we make sure we do so in areas where our partner companies are increasing their presence. University Of Gothenburg School Of Business, Economics And Law The School of Business, Economics, and Law has set lofty goals. We aim to educate internationally attractive students who have adopted a responsible attitude towards social development and to perform top-quality research that helps identify solutions to complex global problems. The prerequisites already exist; some examples are a breadth of disciplines, motivated and committed researchers, close cooperation and constant dialogue with the business and public sectors, ambitious and creative students and an international focus that has existed for 85 years. University Of Gothenburg School Of Business, Economics And LawUniversity Of Gothenburg School Of Business, Economics And Law

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Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management

Campus Full time September 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

The Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management is a degree program that prepares students for qualified work within the fields of accounting and financial management, both in the private and public sectors. [+]

The Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management is a degree program that prepares students for qualified work within the fields of accounting and financial management, both in the private and public sectors. With faculty active in research, practice, and policy-setting, students will acquire both quantitative skills and an understanding of the importance of organizational context. Upon graduation, students will be well prepared for competing in an international job market.

The program offers 60 credits core courses, within managerial and financial accounting, financial management, and risk management. Furthermore, the program contains a slot of 30 credits elective courses, either for further specialization within the field of accounting and financial management or for broadening of skills through taking courses from other Master's programs at Graduate School. The program ends with a 30 credits Master Degree project.... [-]


Master of Science in Finance

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

The Master of Science in Finance has clear objectives, related to applying the knowledge. The graduates should be able to demonstrate a deep analytical knowledge and an operational [+]

Language of instruction: English

The Master of Science in Finance has clear objectives, related to applying the knowledge. The graduates should be able to demonstrate a deep analytical knowledge and an operational understanding of financial concepts, thereby having attained skills sufficient to apply financial theory to practical problems and working knowledge of empirical tools including software programmes from professional financial vendors and investment banks. To this end, the programme is designed to equip students with a strong foundation in analytical and empirical analysis, and to educate them more generally about the research process in finance and related disciplines. Thus, the programme is primarily professionally oriented, leading to a job in the financial or business sector. Graduates can work as, for example, fund managers, security analysts, risk managers, asset allocation specialists, financial engineers, hedge fund analysts, and traders. Career opportunities are chiefly with asset management companies, brokerages and investment banks, hedge funds, private banks and pension funds.... [-]


Master of Science in Innovation and Industrial Management

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

The IIM program focuses upon management within the frameworks of short-term and long-term objectives and investments in relation to industrial dynamics and innovation. [+]

Language of instruction: English

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change”

Charles Darwin had it right in his famous statement. In business terms, if organizations do not change what they offer and the ways in which they create and deliver their products and services, then those organizations may not be around for too long. The Innovation and Industrial Management MSc program provides education and practices on how and why to analyze problems and to design solutions, for organizations which are operating in changing markets with evolving technologies and industries.

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Master of Science in International Business and Trade

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

The International Business and Trade Program takes its point of departure in present-day managerial decision making. Continuous globalization processes of domestic economies have. [+]

Language of instruction: English

The International Business and Trade Program takes its point of departure in present-day managerial decision making. Continuous globalization processes of domestic economies have led to a situation where firms must face and comprehend the impact of global production and trade networks. Consequently, there is a growing need for firms and managers to respond to the increased possibilities as well as complexities of the greater and more relaxed movement of capital, people, services, products and knowledge as they are subject to and must understand stakeholders at the national and supranational levels.

About the program

The program takes an interdisciplinary approach, synthesizing methods of international business environment analysis with theories concerning internationalization and strategic management of multinational corporations. This also includes an understanding of the legal framework affecting international trade and foreign direct investment. It has its foundation in both international business studies as well as economic geography, making the program unique in the area of international management. The International Business and Trade program gives you a distinctive combination of training and knowledge about the functioning of multinational companies in the global economy.... [-]


Master of Science in Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

Our Entrepreneurship program is called the Masters of science program Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship, abbreviated as KBE. The program is supported by Region Västra Götaland. [+]

Language of instruction: English

Our Entrepreneurship program is called the Masters of science program Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship, abbreviated as KBE. The program is supported by Region Västra Götaland (VGR). VGR is co-financing initiatives to promote growth and development in Västra Götaland. The initiative's aim is to promote entrepreneurial projects with international potential.

Entrepreneurship has become a buzzword, signaling the need for society to transform through new ideas and new organizations. The word raises associations of starting a small company –and some of our alumni do that – while others work on change processes or new business development in large companies and public-policy. Becoming an entrepreneur is also a mindset about being able to cope with change, through a systematic understanding of what may work, or not, as well as the interactions between the company and the surrounding society.... [-]


Master of Science in Logistics and Transport Management

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

The MSc in Logistics and Transport Management aims to prepare students for leading management positions within: the logistics functions of manufacturers and distributors of all kinds; transport companies and other logistics service providers and; public organizations involved in the regulation and planning of transport and logistics within regional, national and international contexts. [+]

Language of instruction: English

Utilizing state-of-the-art resources, cutting-edge content is delivered by lecturers with international reputations in research and close relationships with industry and government. The lecturers, students, and content all reflect the dynamic, colorful and vibrant international arena which pervades and characterizes the global logistics industry. There are excellent opportunities for designing the program to fit your own personal interests and needs, including the possibility of studying at one of our 140 exchange partners worldwide. Students benefit immensely from numerous guest lectures from senior industry representatives and prestigious overseas experts (see the Visiting Professor and Partnership Programs).... [-]


Master of Science in Management

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

This program is directed to you who already have a Bachelors Degree in a specific subject area and who are interested in a career as a manager in your future working life. Upon completion of the program, you will be able to deal with complex management problems and understand the conditions of management in your specific field of expertise. [+]

Language of instruction: English

This program is directed to you who already have a Bachelors Degree in a specific subject area and who are interested in a career as a manager in your future working life. Upon completion of the program, you will be able to deal with complex management problems and understand the conditions of management in your specific field of expertise.

About the program

The Master of Science in Management provides an intellectually challenging environment with a wide range of courses, combining theoretical studies with practical realities. When You are able to independently account for a theoretical argument, apply this to practical reality and, at the same time, develop both, we can say that we have reached our aim. This program is directed to students who are interested in a career as a manager in their future working life. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to deal with complex management problems and understand the conditions of management in their specific field of expertise. They will also be able to reflect on their own role as a leader as well as demonstrate an ability to assess social and ethical consequences of managerial decisions.... [-]


Master of Science in Marketing and Consumption

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

This Master of Science programme includes cutting-edge courses that focus on the role of marketing and consumption in contemporary society, its cultural underpinnings and global dimensions. [+]

Language of instruction: English

It is increasingly important not only to understand the traditional field of marketing, but also to be knowledgeable about changing consumption patterns in a dynamic and complex marketplace.

The Master of Science programme in Marketing and Consumption offers cutting-edge courses that focus on the role of marketing and consumption in a contemporary society: its cultural underpinnings, global dimensions and sustainability challenges. The curriculum combines lectures by leading researchers in various marketing fields as well as application of theory on practical marketing problem.

This programme provides students with analytical skills in the domain of marketing and consumption that enable them to pursue a successful career worldwide.... [-]


MSc in Economics

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

The Master of Science in Economics is a practice-oriented degree program that combines analytical tools with policy applications. The program is designed to meet the increasing demand for professionals with top quality skills in the private sector as well as in international organizations and the public sector, in Sweden and all over the world. [+]

Language of instruction: English

The Master of Science in Economics is a practice-oriented degree program that combines analytical tools with policy applications. The program is designed to meet the increasing demand for professionals with top quality skills in the private sector as well as in international organizations and the public sector, in Sweden and all over the world. A recent study showed that the employment rate among students with an advanced undergraduate degree in Economics from Gothenburg was close to a 100 percent. The largest share works in the private sector, and many of them work abroad. Most of the graduates have advanced positions where they make use of the skills they achieved during their studies.... [-]


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Address Vasagatan 1,
SE 411 24 Gothenburg, Sweden
Website http://www.handels.gu.se/
Phone +46 31 786 10 00