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New centre focus on sea and society

Within the University of Gothenburg there are a lot of activities related to the sea. Marine and maritime education and research is conducted within many different disciplines for example history, arts, economics and natural sciences.

To highlight and better use all this knowledge about the sea, the Centre for Sea and Society has been formed at the University of Gothenburg.

Welcome to contact us for more information or to share your visions - to make the Centre for Sea and Society as good and useful as possible for both sea and society. 

Marine Science Conference 2017 at Tjärnö Novemver 29 to December 1 

This year, the conference will put your field of research in a wider perspective with invited speakers from natural as well as social sciences. The conference will end with a panel discussion about current trends and future challenges in marine science!

Keynote speakers:
Marie Stenseke, Human Geography, University of Gothenburg, Co-chair of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel of Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES).

"From ecosystem services to Natures´s contributions to people".

Martin Visbeck, GEOMAR, physical oceanographer, Director of the Kiel “Future Ocean” cluster.

"Decline in global oceanic oxygen content; global budgets and the tropical oxygen minimum zones".

Sverker Jagers, Department of political sciences, University of Gothenburg and director of Centre for collective action research (CeCAR).

”Why we should not trust in voluntary action when it comes to marine challenges”.

Last day to submit abstracts is October 15.

More information and registration

Department of Marine Sciences

Department of Marine Sciences

The department is the most complete environment for marine research and education in Sweden.


The Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Infrastructure

The Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Infrastructure offers a comprehensive marine infrastructure.

Page Manager: Malin Karlsson |Last update: 10/2/2017

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