Alexandru Panican

Senior Lecturer, Associate professor

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Work


  • social work, citizenship, social rights, youth unemployment, social assistance, poverty, welfare, social policies, labour market, activation policies, school to work transition, vocational education and training


Main research interests are social citizenship, comparative social policies, poverty, labour market policy and activation policies, social assistance, youth unemployment and school to work transition with focus on vocational education and training.


Teacher and dissertation adviser on the BSc in Social Work programme. Course director for Perspectives on Social Work Research and Field of Knowledge, 15 credits, advanced level as well as for Master's Thesis in Social Work.

Recent research outputs

Alexandru Panican & Olofsson, J., 2018 May 25, Unga inför arbetslivet: – om utanförskap, lärande och delaktighet. Olofsson, J. & Wikström, F. (eds.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, p. 205-228 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Olofsson, J. & Alexandru Panican, 2017 Nov 20, In : Journal of Vocational Education and Training. 69, 4, p. 495-516 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alexandru Panican & Olofsson, J., 2017 Nov 1, European Youth Labour Markets: Problems and Policies. Malo, M. Á. & Almudena, M. M. (eds.). Chaim: Springer, p. 79-94 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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