[7 Apr 2017] We know that students and staff from the University of Gothenburg were in Stockholm on Friday. Students in need of crisis support because of the incident are asked to contact The Student Health Centre (Akademihälsan). Employees in need of similar support can contact Previa.
[17 Feb 2017] Applications are now open to CUL Research School. Apply by March 22, 2017.
[22 Dec 2016] New dissertation on place branding by Eva-Maria Jernsand (School of Business, Economics and Law): Inclusive place branding - what it is and how to progress towards it.
[24 Oct 2016] In connection to the Michael Treschow Scholarship award, Business & Design Lab invites you to an afternoon seminar, together with SVID, Swedish Industrial Design Foundation, Chalmers and ADA.
[12 Oct 2016] Karen Barad, PhD in theoretical partical physics and today professor at the Department of Feminist Studies, University of California, is honorary doctor 2016 at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts.
[14 Sep 2016] Annika von Hausswolff is professor in photography at Valand Academy since September 2016. Von Hausswolff is an active artist and photographer, and she was most recently guest professor at the Helsinki University of Arts.
[11 Aug 2016] Visual artist Annica Karlsson Rixon presents her doctoral thesis in photography. Queer Community through Photographic Acts, a new dissertation in artistic research, studies how photography may be used to create, but also challenge, notions of community. Annica Karlsson Rixon has in two comprehensive artworks approached queer women communities in Russia during times when the political climate has become increasingly tougher. How may this be done, what is the artist's responsibility and how does the artworks interact with the various viewers?
[24 May 2016] One year ago, Fabian Schmid, came to Valand Academy to study at the BFA Photography Programme on exchange from Switzerland. A year later, he came back to shoot the documentary series «fika: to have coffee».
[28 Apr 2016] At present, about 60 million people are refugees. In order to handle the present situation and find sustainable ways forward, there is a great need for research and education. The University of Gothenburg has made the website Refugees to show how the University can contribute.
[19 Apr 2016] Göteborgs Konsthall presents ENACT, the thesis exhibition by students from MFA Photography and MFA Fine Art at Valand Academy. The curator compares the exhibition to a society on a micro level, in which people interact with each other through objects.