Doctoral Program at the Department of Sociology

The doctoral program includes courses and active participation in one or several of the seminar series, chaired by Professors and Associate Professors.

Research at the Department of Sociology, Uppsala University, covers a broad range of areas and approaches. This variety in theoretical and methodological perspectives has helped to produce a vivid and creative research environment.

Director of Graduate Studies:

Hannah Bradby
telephone + 46 18 471 51 83

See also Handbook for doctoral students.

The curriculum for doctoral studies can be found at the Faculty of Social Science.

Doctoral Research positions

Departmental doctoral researchers are appointed every other year. We have intermittent project-funded positions which are announced on the University website. Five doctoral candidates in sociology have been admitted autumn 2019. 

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