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First and second cycle education

In this section you can find guidelines, steering documents and regulations that apply to first and second cycle education at the Faculty of Social Sciences. You also read about different sorts of support for educational development.

Steering documents and regulations

All documents open in a new taab.

Educational development

The faculty wants to encourage the realisation of projects and ideas on educational development that promote students’ learning and their learning environment. Permanently employed teaching staff at the Faculty of Social Sciences are eligible to apply for support in the form of time set aside for development of teaching methods, educational leadership, collaboration in teaching teams and teaching materials or the equivalent. 

Learn more about educational development funding

Teaching staff members employed for an indefinite term at the Faculty of Social Sciences can apply for funding to develop collaborations with external organisations with an aim to enrich and raise the quality of the education conducted within the faculty.

Call for applications for education-related external engagement

Apply to have your teaching qualifications assessed and be admitted to the faculty’s Teaching Academy as a Qualified Teaching Practitioner (QTP) or Excellent Teaching Practitioner (ETP).

Read more about the Teaching Academy

To promote educational development, the faculty has produced information material that describes various ways to highlight generic skills in your teaching.

Read more about generic skills

Courses are offered by the Division for Higher Education Development as well as the faculties.

Learn more about courses for teaching in higher education


Malin Schatz
Educational Director
Faculty Office
+46 46 222 72 64
malin [dot] schatz [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se

Mårten Frostgård
Programme Coordinator
Faculty Office
+ 46 46 222 83 18
marten [dot] frostgard [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se