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General syllabi

Here you can find general syllabi for the third-cycle study programmes at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

There is a general syllabus for each subject that lays down the framework of the third-cycle study programme.

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 PhD studies at the relevant department:

Gender Studies
Lena Karlsson

Human Ecology,
Human Geography 

Henrik Gutzon Larsen

Media and Communications Studies
Magnus Andersson
Åsa Thelander

Political Science
Fariborz Zelli

Åse Innes-Ker

Social Work
Kristina Göransson

Social Anthropology

Sara Eldén

Sociology of Law
Ida Nafstad

Sustainability Studies
Mine Islar

Service Studies
Katja Lindqvist