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University of Gothenburg
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The Department of Social Work is located in the district of Haga in Gothenburg.
Photo: Flickr Göran Högund

About us

The Department of Social Work is a part of the Faculty of Social sciences at the University of Gothenburg. The department is one of the largest at the university with 1 500 students and a staff of 130.

The majority of our students are enrolled at the Bachelor of Science programme in Social Work, but we also offer several master's programmes and advanced courses for professionals who wish to gain deeper knowledge about social work as well as extensive comprehension of current research, or for the purpose of going on to graduate studies.