The Göteborg Model
Book chapter, 2004

The “Göteborg Model” can be defined as an integrated conservation structure which sustains the following: - Effective communication, networking and collaboration between academic and public bodies, governmental organisations and NGO’s, the industry, including small and medium enterprises (i.e. SME’s). - Adjusted outcomes relative to local, regional, national, and/or international providers of defined relevance through academic programs, professional services, including both private and public modalities. - Advanced academic and scholarly research. - Superior inter-disciplinary collaboration and international exchange to promote the field on both a scholarly and professional level. - Promotion of effective and operative policy and management systems. - The development of new methods, materials and technology to be adopted by the conservation field and the general market. - Continuous quality assurance through effective cost and management efforts.

Operative functions

Integrated Conservation

Göteborg Model

Meta modelling functions

Modelling functions


Jan Rosvall

University of Gothenburg

Chalmers, Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV)

Erika Johansson

Chalmers, Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV)

University of Gothenburg

Pär Meiling

University of Gothenburg

Chalmers, Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV)

European Legislation and Cultural Heritage. A growing challenge for sustainable Cultural Heritage management and use. Editors: Alfredo Ronchi and Terje M. Nypan


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