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Research studies

Research studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology

The Department of Sociology runs PhD studies in the subjects of sociology and social anthropology. Around twenty doctoral students work at the department and we normally admit new doctoral students once a year.

All eight faculties at Lund University offer third cycle studies, including the Faculty of Social Sciences. PhD studies are an important part of the University’s mandate and responsibility, and as a doctoral student – as PhD students are called – you are an important part of research at Lund University.

When there is a PhD-position open, you will find information on Lund University web page for Online Job Vacancies.

Handbook and contact

For more information on PhD studies, consult our Handbook for doctoral students.

Director of Doctoral Studies:
Sara Eldén

Email: sara [dot] elden [at] soc [dot] lu [dot] se
Telephone: +46 46 222 04 36

    PhD-courses in cooperation with other universities

    Classical Sociological Theory (spring 2021)

    University of Gothenburg

    Modern Sociological Theory (fall 2020)

    University of Copenhagen

    Reading PhD-courses at the department

    Philosophy of Science

    Qualitative Methods

    Classical Sociological Theory

    Modern sociological theory

    Other courses