The Faculty of Social Science offers programmes in eleven subjects. The programmes comprise 240 higher education credits (four years) and conclude with the doctoral examination. There is also the option of taking a licentiate's examination after 120 higher education credits (two years).
The Faculty is responsible for coordination and quality assurance of doctoral studies. The Faculty Board determines issues such as establishment and phasing out of subjects for doctoral study programmes, general curricula, as well as principles within the framework of the University’s normative decisions.
Doctoral studies on the departments' pages
School of Global Studies
The School of Global Studies offers doctoral programmes in Peace and Development Research, Environmental Social Science and…
Department of Psychology
The third-cycle programme at the Department of Psychology leads up to a degree of Doctor of Philosophy with a programme…
School of Public Administration
The aim of the PhD program at the School of Public Administration is to foster an enriching, dynamic and rigorous research…
Department of Journalism, Media and Communications
The doctoral programme at JMG is among Sweden’s biggest with a specialisation in journalism, media and communication.
Department of Sociology and Work Science
We offer postgraduate studies in sociology and work science. There is a also a specialisation on science and technology…