The Department of Sociology has an international research profile and is particularly strong within the following fields:

  • Demography
  • Family sociology
  • Gender and equality
  • Political sociology
  • Social policy regimes
  • Social networks
  • Social stratification

Research collaborations

The department maintains close ties with several cross-disciplinary research institutes and research centers:

Seminars

The department offers three major seminar series where faculty, researchers, graduate students and invited guest speakers, present recent publications or share work in progress to exchange ideas and commentary, supporting a collaborative research environment. The seminar series are as follows:

The Swedish tradition of fika, coffee and conversation, follows each seminar.