Gothenburg, on the west coast of Sweden, is the biggest port in
the Nordic region. It is a city of bridges, hills, water, trams and
seafood restaurants. With its 500,000 inhabitants, Gothenburg
combines the safety and intimacy of the small town with the
possibilities of the big city. Among the ten largest companies in
the Gothenburg region are research-intensive industries like
telecom giant Ericsson and Pharmaceutical corporation AstraZeneca.
A cornerstone of the regional development is of course the
automotive industry, led by Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks.
Chalmers University of Technology is one of Sweden’s largest and most highly acclaimed universities of technology. Chalmers has two large campuses in Gothenburg. The oldest and largest campus is in the city district of Johanneberg. This is where the students’ union building, some of the teaching and a great deal of the research is located. Those students taking architecture or engineering courses will take most of your classes at Campus Johanneberg.
University at Buffalo senior engineering students will take graduate level courses while at Chalmers, which are taught in English. Eligible engineering majors include: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.