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General syllabi

Here you can find general syllabi for the doctoral studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

There is a general syllabus for each subject that lays down the framework of the doctoral studies.

The general syllabus contains information on:

  • the main content of the study programme
  • the general structure of the study programme, the length of the thesis (credits) and compulsory, as well as elective, courses and/or other examined components
  • learning outcomes for the degree
  • specific entry requirements for admission to the programme
  • other regulations necessary.

In the list below you find all the general syllabi at the Faculty of Social Sciences. 

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Previous versions of the general syllabi (link to LU Box)


Please contact the director of studies with responsibility for doctoral studies at the relevant department:

Gender Studies
Ov Cristian Norocel

Human Ecology,
Human Geography 
Henrik Gutzon Larsen

Media and Communications Studies
Mia-Marie Hammarlin
Åsa Thelander

Political Science
Sara Kalm

Åse Innes-Ker

Social Work
Kristina Göransson

Social Anthropology
Sara Eldén

Sociology of Law
Ole Hammerslev

Sustainability Studies
Torsten Krause

Service Studies
Maria Fuentes