Unit profile


The Department of Sociology at Lund university was founded in 1947 and is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Department has currently about 1 100 students and about 100 employees. You will find us on Sandgatan 11, Lund, house G. We conduct research in a variety of fields, which is also reflected in our wide range of courses given both on campus in Lund and as so called Distance education via the Internet. We offer courses and programmes on both the undergraduate and postgraduate level


Forskningen vid sociologiska institutionen är omfattande och representerar en mångfald av problemområden, teoretiska perspektiv, och metodologiska överväganden. För närvarande bedrivs tex forskning kring arbetsliv. bebyggelse och boende, etnicitet, hälso- och sjukvård, konflikter, kultur, miljö, mänskliga rättigheter, politik, teori, tredje världen och utbildning.

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