Venues

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Chalmers University of Technology

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and the Hotel Gothia Towers together form a fully integrated meeting place with a city-centre location. Everything under one roof, and with city life just outside the door. Chalmers Campus Johanneberg is just a two minute tram ride away.

 

Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers is located on two campuses: Johanneberg in the city centre, and Lindholmen in the middle of the expansive Norra Älvstranden (north of the river). Chalmers also conducts research at Onsala Space Observatory 45 km south of Gothenburg. 

The university is named after its major benefactor, William Chalmers, one of the directors of the successful Swedish East India Company in Gothenburg. Chalmers University of Technology was founded in 1829 through the will of William Chalmers.

 

Gothenburg

Gothenburg, Sweden, is in the heart of Scandinavia, with characteristic maritime scenery at the waterfront, and the special Nordic light which has inspired artists for centuries. In August days are long and light. With its many outdoor bars and restaurants the city is buzzing with people both day and night.

 

Celebrations

For almost 400 years Gothenburg has looked outwards toward the sea and the world beyond. Our city was built and planned by Dutch and Germans. As a maritime city of trade and industry we have fostered close relationships and been able to exchange skills with many other countries. International contacts, outside influences and people from different cultures have always been an asset to Gothenburg, and still are today.

 

Gastronomic brilliance

This gourmet’s dream offer innovative cuisine using local produce. Specially fish and shellfish is our claim to fame. Cuisine from all over the world is offered at reasonable prices at firstclass, gourmet, trendy or traditional restaurants. Six restaurants are awarded with a Guide Michelin star.

 

Attractions

Gothenburg and West Sweden offers an exceptional combination of city life, culture and nature. Historical and contemporary attractions and activities are mixed with a wide repertoire of entertaining shows, sports, cultural events, shopping, fairs and exhibitions. A number of prominent cultural institutions are found on five minutes walking distance. View the unique collection of Nordic art at the Museum of Art or enjoy Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall.

 

Relax

In less than half an hour you’ll be on a boat taking you to the picturesque islands of the archipelago.The many islands stretch along the coast like a string of pearls. The many city-centred parks, as well as forests and lakes are only a stone’s throw away.

 

 

Photos from Mediabank Göteborg & Co

  • Tina Stafren
  • Photoagency
  • Studiofotografen
  • Dick Gillberg
  • Jennie Smith
  • Emil Fagander

 

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