Become a researcher

Are you interested in pursuing doctoral research in Political Science? The Department of Political Science offers a graduate programme leading to the Swedish degree of 'filosofie doktor' (PhD).

The aim of the doctoral programme in political science is to give the student specialised knowledge within the subject field, a thorough training in research methods and a good understanding of the problems occurring in the research and the practical application.

The programme should familiarize the student with different structures of society and ideas, and give a broad orientation of the research development within the subject, with the purpose of making the student a critical and independent researcher with the ability to plan and develop scientific reports. Furthermore, the aim of the program is to make the student suited, in the capacity of a researcher, teacher and expert, to complete such tasks in society where sound knowledge of political science is of value.

Read more about the PhD programme in Political Science




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