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University of Gothenburg, Sweden

23 Fully-funded Ph.D. positions in the Social Sciences

The University of Gothenburg open a call for applications to fully funded Ph.D. positions at the Faculty of Social Science from 5 December 2016 until 7 February 2017. The University of Gothenburg is one of the largest and oldest universities in Sweden with more than 37000 students and 1800 active PhD’s spread across 7 Faculties.

The Faculty of Social Sciences consists of seven departments with several opportunities to engage in world leading multi-disciplinary research. It hosts internationally well-known and renowned centres such as QoG (Quality of Government) , LORE (Laboratory of Opinion Research), V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy), and the SOM Institute (Society, Opinion, and Media Institute).

We offer well renowned and fully supervised doctoral programmes in:

  • Social Work
  • Social Anthropology
  • Political Science
  • Peace and Development Research
  • Environmental Social Science
  • Public Administration

The University of Gothenburg is a lot more than just an ordinary university. Join a thriving research environment with leading scholars from all over the world in studying the social contexts of the past, present and future, and connect to our extensive network of international research partners.

Available positions: 

Doctoral studentship in Public administration:

Doctoral studentship in Public administration:

Doctoral studentship in Public administration:

One Doctoral Position in Environmental Social:

1 Doctoral Studentship Position in Political Science within CeCAR:

Three Doctoral Positions in Peace and Development Research:

3-4 Doctoral Studentship Positions in Political Science within the QoG Institute:

1-3 Doctoral Studentship Positions in Political Science within V-Dem/GLD-G:

Two Doctoral Positions in Social Anthropology:

PhD student in Social Work:

PhD-position in Work Science:

PhD-position in Sociology:

How do you apply?

You can apply now via the Apply button below.

To begin your doctoral studies in September 2017, we encourage you to complete and submit your online application before 7 February 2017, preferably sooner. Please visit our website for further information and to check your eligibility.

University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees make the University a large and inspiring place to work and study, with a continuous flow of new knowledge and ideas.

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