Erik Eriksson

Doctoral Student, Bachelor of Arts, Post-Graduate Diploma, Degree of Master

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Gerontology, specializing in Medical and Health Sciences
  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology


Since 2020, I am employed as a doctoral student for the HoT-Age project within the research group Active and Healthy Ageing. My main supervisor is Dr Steven Schmidt, and my co-supervisors are Dr Maya Kylén and Dr Anna Wanka at Goethe University, Frankfurt.


The studies that are part of my doctoral thesis aims at developing an understanding of the dynamic relationship between perceived housing and life transitions and how this relationship impacts health, well-being, functioning, and social participation along the process of ageing