The Department of Social Work
Welcome to the Department of Social Work! We offer the Bachelor of Science Programme in Social Work, which has one of the highest number of applicants in Sweden.
Studies in social work focus on socially vulnerable people, their living conditions and their experiences. Our research tries to understand and explain social phenomena and problems at the individual level, group level and structural level, with the purpose to create possibilities for change!
We offer first- and second cycle courses and programmes i Social Work, as well as international master's programmes.
Programmes and courses in Social Work
Global Perspectives in Social Work
Global Perspectives in Social Work II
Globalization, Poverty and International Social Work
Health promotion and disease prevention in at risk groups; strategies and methods
Master's Programme in Social Work and Human Rights
Social Work, Service Users Participation and Organization
Our PhD programme
Doctoral studies allow you to develop a deeper understanding of a scientific field of study and are provided free of charge in Sweden.
The Department of Social Work has about 80 junior and senior social scientists, conducting research with different theoretical and methodological perspectives.