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PhD studies

Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences offers PhD studies within all our subject areas; education, gender studies, human ecology, human geography, media and communication, political sciences, psychology, service studies, social anthropolgy, social work, sociology, sociology of law and sustainability sciences.

Shuang Liu, doktorand.

PhD (doctoral) studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences is organised through the Faculty's departments. Refer to your department website for department specific information concerning your studies. 

The Lund University staff pages hold overall information regarding your employment at the University.

Doktorander i lärande - Inspire school pupils with your research

Doctoral students in school – a project in which doctoral students can meet pupils in schools and awaken their interest in social sciences and higher education with their research. Take this opportunity to inspire others!

Career Control for Researchers - online course for PhD students 

Lund University offers PhD students in all disciplines the opportunity to participate in a training course on how to create an individual career plan and concrete tools on how to put it into action. The training course is not part of your PhD studies as such, but an opportunity for you to plan your future career. Read more and register your interest in participation on the course provider’s webpage

Page Manager:


Anna Meeuwisse
Vice dean, head of Research and Research studies
+46 46 222 31 57
anna [dot] meeuwisse [at] soch [dot] lu [dot] se


Helen Wiman
Faculty coordinator
+46 46 222 48 35
helen [dot] wiman [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se