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Research and education

Sahlgrenska University Hospital carries out cutting edge research with multidisciplinary breadth. We improve healthcare through the application of strong innovation and clinical research in close and broad cooperation with academia, industry and patients.

We offer an exciting research climate that aims to integrate research, development, education and innovation in everyday clinical practice to assure the quality of care and optimise value for our patients.

Life Science

Sahlgrenska University Hospital collaborates with industry and academia to perform world-leading research and development. There are channels here to clinical studies, tests and simulation in clinical activities as well as areas of care in which the hospital is a leader, nationally and internationally.

Centers of excellence

Our centers bring together expertise in care areas where Sahlgrenska University Hospital is a national and international leader in providing the best care to patients.


One of the most important tasks of the University Hospital is to educate different professional groups, such as doctors, nurses, occupational therapists and so on, in cooperation with the Sahlgrenska Academy and others. Through systematic work with education, we provide our students with the best possible background for future work in the healthcare services and clarify career paths for healthcare employees.

Research funding and career

Cooperation with the university, industry and other types of research and educational institutions forms a natural part of activities at a university hospital. Extensive research, development and education activities are part of daily work at most units of the hospital in collaboration with the Sahlgrenska Academy. Sound financing is essential for carrying out research and education.

Current research and development

At Sahlgrenska University Hospital, outstanding research is conducted with internationally leading research projects. Here you can take part in current research and groundbreaking projects.

Updated: 2020-09-30 10:44