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AstraZeneca in Gothenburg

One of AstraZeneca’s three global, strategic science centres, our Gothenburg site is a vibrant environment where great minds are inspired to scientific innovation.

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Over 2,000 scientists from more than 50 countries bring broad scientific expertise and capabilities across the entire life-cycle of our medicines. We collaborate with academic and industry partners in Sweden and globally. Our largest academic collaboration is with Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, where scientists from both partners work side-by-side in a dedicated Cardiovascular and Metabolic centre.

Gothenburg, AstraZeneca

Our stunning campus in Gothenburg is one of AstraZeneca’s three strategic science centres. The site is home to over 2,500 employees, from 50 different nationalities. Gothenburg includes the complete range of functions, and as such offers plenty of development opportunities for a wide range of professionals. Our science teams in Gothenburg collaborate with academic and industry partners in Sweden and globally. And the site itself has been designed with collaboration in mind. From the Coffee Lab to exercise areas, we’ve created a series of environments where innovation can happen.

Gothenburg, AstraZeneca

Our campus

Our purpose-built campus at Mӧlndal on the outskirts of Gothenburg is designed to help us push the boundaries of science and discover new compounds. In our highly automated labs, scientists use advanced technology to speed up the discovery process, while our open-plan offices encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing among science colleagues. A wide range of creatively designed social areas are available for everyone to use or meetings and discussions.

The local area

Gothenburg is a progressive, multicultural and growing city. You’ll find the city to be a diverse and multi-cultural place to live, but with excellent services, education opportunities, cultural life and more. Gothenburg is a city where equality is valued – one that offers excellent housing and an outstanding quality of life. Surrounded by the great Swedish outdoors, you’ll find a multitude of outdoor activities on your doorstep. And of course, Gothenburg offers easy access to continental Europe.

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Working here

This is a multinational environment, where our people work cross-functionally across the globe – with AstraZeneca colleagues as well as academic and industry partners. The campus is packed with amenities, designed to help you work at your best. You’ll find a spacious canteen and garden, where you can enjoy hot and cold dishes of all sorts, and a cafeteria stocked with freshly brewed coffee, sandwiches, salads and pastries. You can keep fit at our employee gym with modern exercise equipment, plus free work-out classes three times a day. For a fee, you can even book a massage or personal trainer.

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