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Social Sciences

Interior from Södertörn UniversityWe conduct research and education in Business Studies, International Relations, Journalism, Economics, Public Law, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology and Political Science.

Social Sciences

The school specialises in how people interact, socially and psychologically, in terms of politics, economics, law, and the media. It is possible to study political systems and theories, economic models and theories, public law, journalism and the media, social work, sociology and psychology. Research at the school ranges from individual wellbeing to interactions between nation states.

More than 130 teachers and researchers work with education, research and external relations. Students at the school may meet experts in source criticism on the internet or creative writing, a journalist from the newspaper they read on their mobile device on the way to Södertörn University, researchers who are experts on profit in the welfare state or the Arab Spring, researchers who have investigated the important of referendums, or who study how creative people think – to name just a few examples.

Courses and programmes

We offer the following subjects: Business Studies, Economics, International Relations, Journalism, Political Science, Psychology, Public Law, Social Work and Sociology.

Explore the range of courses and programmes offered in English at the School of Social Sciences!

We also offer several interesting degree programmes at Bachelor's level, including Business, Technology and Design, and International Migration and Integration, and at Master's level, including European Legal Studies, International Business Management, Journalism and Human Rights.

In addition, there are numerous courses with different scopes and specialisations - from International Banking (7.5 credits) to Journalism and International Conflicts (15 credits). The school offers courses at different rates of study – full-time and part time – and during the day and in the evening. Please visit the subject webpages or the Education tab for more information about which courses are offered. A number of our courses and programmes also offer professional placements.

Research

We have nationally and internationally recognised researchers who head research projects in our strategic research areas, which include the Dynamics of Entrepreneurship; Art, Culture and the Economy; Social Movements; Public Procurement and Political Psychology.

The school is also home to three research centres: ENTER forum, the Academy of Public Administration and SCOHOST (Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition), as well as the PESO research area (Politics, Economy and the Organization of Society).

You can find us in the "index-finger" of the campus map!

Campuskarta, illustration av Anna Larsson Andrén

Contact us Monday - Thursday, 12:30-15:00
 at +46 (0)8 608 4475 or +46 (0)8 608 4155