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  • Examen för masterstudenterna internationella HRM-programmet

Welcome to the Department of Sociology and Work Science

Research, education and partnerships are pursued at the Department in several disciplines. Research programmes cover the labour market and working life, social welfare, social movements, sustainable development, environmental policy, the sociology of law, crime and social control. Education is provided in disciplines including sociology, work science, human resources science, criminology and human resources management. The Department also has extensive undertakings in several academic programmes at the University of Gothenburg, particularly within teacher education. The Department is engaged in collaborative and development projects with partners in the private business sector and the public sector.

Notice of your admission

student@socav.gu.se is closed for the summer and opens again Thursday 1st of August.
If you are in need of special assistance while writing a written exam, we will handle your questions after 2nd of August.

Notice of your admission

Admission notice 1

A first admission message for applicants for the autumn courses will be available on Antagning.se on July 11. Go to My pages to read and reply to it by July 26th.

Admission Notice 2

Your second admission notice for the autumn term 2019 will be published on 1 August.

The official start date of the semester is September 2. For more precise dates for starting your course or program, look up your course via the Canvas learning platform (see link below).

Information about studying at the University of Gothenburg

At the Student Portal Canvas you get access to services and information related to your everyday life as a student at the University of Gothenburg. Here you will also find information for you as a new student. https://studentportal.gu.se/ny-student/

Students with disabilities can receive special educational support. For more information, see the link, https://studentportal.gu.se/handledning-och-stod/funktionsnedsattning

Information about the course / program start from the Department of Sociology and Work Science

No later than week 33, you are expected to receive a welcome letter from the department via e-mail. The letter contains a link to Canvas (the University of Gothenburg's teaching platform), where you will find schedules, course plan and literature lists, as well as information about registration.
The registration takes place August 26-27 (period 1) and October 29-30 (period 2). Registration is mandatory - if you do not register you risk losing your place of education!

You can already inform yourself about the courses / programs via the following link: https://gu.instructure.com/search/all_courses/ Then you come to the canvas public index. Have your course code prepared. Search for your course using your course code. Click on your course. Up in the left-hand corner is the course overview, click here to take part of the syllabus, literature list and schedule.

Expedition and study guidance

The expedition is closed from June 28 and opens again Monday, August 12 (closed August 15). The expedition's opening hours are Monday 13-15, Wednesday-Thursday 9-12. tel. 031-786 48 00

The study guidance is closed during the period July 5 to August 5. studievagledning@socav.gu.se

Happy summer we wish in the administration at the Department of Sociology and Work Science

This is the Department of Sociology and Work Science.

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We like Social Sciences - Just like you do. Get to know our Faculty of Social Sciences

Meet people from our Faculty of Social Sciences and learn what they care about in the world and why they are here. The University of Gothenburg offers a number of Master's Programmes in Global Studies, Social Work, Human rights and Political Science and more: http://bit.ly/2p0zSG0

Contact Information

Department of Sociology and Work Science

Box 720, SE-405 30 Gothenburg

Visiting Address:
Skanstorget 18

+46 31 786 00 00


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