University of Gothenburg

The Department of Social Work

Students at the University of Gothenburg

Welcome to the Department of Social Work! We offer the Bachelor of Science Programme in Social Work, which has one of the highest numbers of applicants in Sweden.

Studies in social work focus on socially vulnerable people, their living conditions and their experiences. Our research aims 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!

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.