Department of Sociology

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Information about teaching during the autumn semester of 2021

Due to the covid-19, teaching in the first period ( August 30- September 29) will be conducted online via zoom. If the level of the spread of covid-19 and the vaccination coverage allow, the teaching from period 2 (starting September 30) will be on campus.


Q&A on the coronavirus for newly admitted students

This information is for international students who have been admitted for studies commencing in autumn 2020. 

Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet

We are top 6 in Europe

This year the Sociology ranks number 6 in Europe, number one in Sweden and number 34 in the world, according to the prestigious Shanghai ranking.

Magnus Bygren. Foto: Leila Zoubir/Stockholms universitet

Sociology professor who wants to turn how academicians communicate their research on its head

“I’m a warm proponent of turning today’s publication system on its head. And I’m for open access, meaning that we should publish in periodicals that are open for everyone to read without an expensive subscription", said professor Magnus Bygren.

Vacancy: Researcher in sociology or demography (temporary employment)

The position will be associated with research on labor market dynamics, poverty, and segregation among second generation immigrants in Sweden.