In ranking the applicants for programmes at the Department of Sociology the following components are used to assess the merits of applicants:

•    Grades of academic courses (1-50)
•    Motivation letter  (1-50)
•    Relevance of previous studies in relation to the programme in question (1-100)

When applying to our master's programmes, it is required that you submit a motivation letter including your research ideas. You must use this web form to create your motivation letter.
Once completed you will receive an e-mail with a pdf to upload with your application at / If you do not upload your motivation letter your application will not be assessed. The last day to upload the motivation letter is 1 February 2021.

Any questions related to this can be directed to