Hotel & Travel Information
The School of Business, Economics and Law ( Handelshögskolan)
University of Gothenburg
Vasagatan 1 (PO Box 601)
SE 405 30 Gothenburg
The School of Business, Economics and Law was founded in 1923 as a private initiative, serving a growing need for internationally oriented academic and professional education among Gothenburg’s manufacturing companies, shipping firms and trading houses. Gothenburg-based globally oriented companies such as SKF, Volvo and STENA soon became major employers of graduates. Today, the School is the only Swedish School which is “triple-crown”, e.g. holds all three international accreditations AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. The School is an independent self-governing faculty within the University of Gothenburg and has about 3,800 full-time students, 500 faculty and staff, 160 international visiting professors, 150 partner universities, 28 partner companies. For more information, please visit https://handels.gu.se/english
Each delegate is responsible for making his or her own hotel reservation. The cost of the hotel room is not included in the registration fee. Any guestroom changes, cancellations, etc., are the delegate’s responsibility and must be made directly with the hotel.
Recommended hotels within 15 minutes walking distance from the university:
Ground Transportation Information
Transport to and from the airport to the city center
Airport Coaches offers transfer between Gothenburg Landvetter Airport and Gothenburg City Centre with departures up to every 12 minutes and the ride takes about 20 minutes. The buses are located directly outside the check-in hall. You can either buy your ticket online at www.flygbussarna.se, by card in the self-service machines or by card on board the bus. A single trip costs 105 SEK and a round trip costs about 195 SEK. Taxis are located directly outside the arrivals hall. The ride takes about 20 minutes and the companies often have fixed prices to the city center, about 470 SEK. Always enquire about the price before travelling.
Transport to and from the train station
At the central station there are a taxi stand and a public transport hub.
To and from the School of Business, Economics and Law
The School is situated in the city center. If you are going by taxi, the Swedish name of the School is “Handelshögskolan” and the address is Vasagatan 1. If you are going by public transport the closest stops are Pilgatan, Handelshögskolan or Hagakyrkan. Please use the travel planner, https://www.vasttrafik.se/en/, for your best option. If you are staying at one of the recommended hotels, it is about 15-20 minutes’ walk from the hotel to the School.
If you are going by tram to the School: Tram 2. The stop is: Handelshögskolan. Address: Lilla Bergsgatan. Entrance: between building E and building D.
Suggested dress code is business casual.