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Dental Hygiene

About the programme

The programme in Dental Hygiene is a three-year programme (180 higher education credits). The programme provides the students with integrated knowledge and skills within oral health promotion, oral health behavior, oral hygiene, oral health administration, oral health care and preventive oral care. The programme comprises theoretical, practical and clinical elements as well as courses in scientific theory and research methods. The aim is to prepare the students to work as dental hygienists in hospitals, geriatric care, primary care and day centres.

Course for Dental Hygiene students

We offer a special designed course for exchange students from partner universities with the possiblity to visit different clinics at the Institute of Odontology. 

THUTBY, Internship within the dental hygienist discipline for exchange students, 18 hec

In addition following evening course can be offered during the period January -June:

OM3203, Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in health care, 7,5 hec

Swedish-speaking exchange students are welcome to apply for all courses within the programme - more information can be found on GUL, the University of Gothenburg's learning management system.

All courses open to exchange studentes at the University of Gothenburg can be found here.

Information about courses in Swedish language can be found here.

Our partners

Partnerships and agreements are quality-assured with academic and administrative staff to ensure the collaboration will work both ways. Find our student exchange agreements here.

Requests from freemovers

Unfortunately, we have no possibility accepting freemover* applicants to courses and clinical placements.

*A freemover is an international student who applies to a university abroad on his/her own, without beeing part of an exchange programme.

Page Manager: Ingeborg Herbertsson|Last update: 12/28/2018

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