School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
The School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences educates the teachers, linguists, cultural theorists and social scientists of the future. The school also conducts research and collaborations.
The School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences has two departments with around 90 employees.
Management, administrators, teaching staff and researchers are based in Q Building. Most teaching also takes place in the Q Building, however some lectures may be held on other campus sites, in addition to web-based distance teaching.
The Dean is Måns Svensson.
Programmes at undergraduate level (given in Swedish):
- Pre-School Teacher Education, 210 credits
- Primary Teacher Education – preschool class and school years 1–3, 240 credits
- Primary Teacher Education – school years 4–6, 240 credits
- Subject Teacher Education for Upper Secondary School, 300 credits
- Bridging Teacher Education Programme – Secondary School, 90 credits
- Bridging Teacher Education Programme – Upper Secondary School, 90 credits
- Political Science – Social Analysis and Communication, 180 credits
- Culture and Societal Development, 180 credits
- Language, Text Editing and Digital Communication, 180 credits
Courses given in Swedish and in English are also available. Examples of courses taught in English, for exchange students, are Educational Systems and the Teacher Profession – a Comparative Perspective; Speaking and Writing in English; Scandinavian Soundscapes – Sound as Cultural Representation of Identity, Diversity and a Sense of Belonging; Populism in a turbulent world; and Scandinavian history.
Research at the School is organised through the Centre for learning, culture and society (CLKS), a multidisciplinary research environment that conducts research within educational sciences, culture, language and social studies.
Collaboration and innovative environments
The School works to develop regional, national and international collaborations within learning, the humanities and society.
Collaborations with preschools, schools and education is organised by the Regional Development Centre (RUC). Teacher training internships and other course-related internships provide an additional vital arena.
The School is home to the Digital Laboratory Centre (DLC), a creative, high-tech laboratory environment with a focus on teaching, culture, communication and creativity.
For exchange possibilities, the School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences has agreements with over 70 partner institutions all over the world. Students can also have access to partner institutions to other schools at the University.
Management and administration
- Dean: Måns Svensson
- Head of Department of Humanities and Social Sciences: Helen Fuchs
- Head of Department of Education: Mattias Nilsson
- Head of Education: Jonnie Eriksson
- Head of Research: Claes Malmberg
- Research Coordinator: Frida Stranne
- Academic Internationall Coordinator: Sara Svensson
- Coordinator: Jenny Engström
- Collaboration Coordinator: Charlotte Berglund
- Coordinator RUC: Carina Haraldsson
- Coordinator VFU, teacher education: Gun Wedding
- Pedagogical Developer, DLC: Kristina Wollentz
- Controller: Sara Werner
- Economy: Susanne Ekstrand
- Administrative researcher, international coordinator: Olov Andreasson
- Communications Officer: Kristina Rörström
- Human Resources Specialist: Anna Friis
Department of Education
The Department of Education runs teacher education, in Swedish, for preschool, primary and lower secondary school, upper secondary school and bridging programmes in pedagogy.
Some courses are also available, in Swedish mainly, but there are also examples of courses given in English.
The department has approximately 50 employees. Head of Department is Mattias Nilsson, Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy.
Researchers at the department are affiliated with the Centre for learning, culture and society (CLKS)..
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Department for Humanities and Social Sciences offers education programmes in the Swedish language, English, Political Science and Cultural Studies.
Courses are available within the disciplines of English, History, Art History, Literary Studies, Religious Studies, Swedish and Political Science. Courses are primarily given in Swedish, some of them in English.
The department has approximately 40 employees. Head of Department is Helen Fuchs, Senior Lecturer in Art History.
Researchers at the department are affiliated with Centre for learning, culture and society (CLKS).