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Programmes and Courses in English

Stand alone courses and degree programmes at the Department of Sociology

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We offer a wide variety of English courses and programmes at the bachelor/undergraduate and master levels. They are presented on this page.

Please go to our Swedish website to see our courses and programmes in Swedish.

Stand alone courses

Come study courses in sociology and social anthropology from bachelor to masters level. The courses vary in length from 10 and 15 up to 30 credits.

Application periods

  • Autumn courses: mid March to mid April each year (the date varies).
  • Spring courses: mid September to mid October each year (the date varies).


Our theme-courses should be taken as a supplement to other courses. They can usually be studied without previous university merits, but please note: they usually do not give eligibility for further studies. Please ask our Study Advisers for more information: studievagledning [at] stu [dot] lu [dot] se

Special theme course

To be admitted to this course, you must have completed 60 credits in a social science subject, or the equivalent.

Master courses

You must have passed the bachelor's (undergraduate) level to be eligible for master courses. These advanced level courses provide you with a deeper academic understanding by broadening your subject knowledge and giving you the opportunity to further specialize.

Bachelor's programme

Application period October-January

Master's programmes

Application period October-January

Our own Master's programmes:

Master's programmes in collaboration

PhD studies

Postgraduate Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology.

Please note: The department's English courses and programmes are presented here on this page (our English website). To see a complete list, including the department's Swedish courses and programmes, please visit our Swedish website

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