University of Gothenburg
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Study here

We provide high-quality education in the discipline of social work.

Are you looking for a place where you are encouraged to speak your mind, challenge your views and take an active part in your learning? Does it appeal to you to study in a friendly city close to clean and enchanting Swedish nature - and attend a university where research, education and collaboration for sustainable development are vital? Then we might be the right place for you.

Study options

We offer first- and second-cycle courses and programmes in Social Work, as well as international master's programmes. To find courses taught in English, please see the course catalogue below.

As an international student you may select from a wide range of courses in social work at the first cycle (undergraduate) and second cycle (graduate) levels. 

We offer two-year master’s degree programmes in social work. In cooperation with other departments, we are involved in the international master’s degree programme, Master´s Programme in Global Health.

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