Become a researcher
Are you driven by curiosity and challenges? Reach new levels and grow as an educator by becoming a PhD student at the Department of Teaching and Learning.
The Department of Teaching and Learning is an interdisciplinary research environment. Our researchers are specialized towards teaching and learning in preschool, elementary, secondary and upper secondary school as well as higher education.
Our main research subjects
We offer Phd studies in the following subject areas:
Language Education is a broad multidisciplinary subject. Research in this area is concerned with language, literature, language teaching and language learning from preschool to adult education.
Mathematics Education research is the systematic study of the many facets of mathematics as a subject of teaching and learning in current society. The research at the department covers all the levels of the educational system.
Science Education includes research in the school subjects of science education and science faculty subjects e.g. biology, physics, chemistry and geoscience.
Teaching and learning with Specialisation in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Education
Teaching and learning with Specialisation in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Education is research in music education, visual arts education, applied drama, history education, religious education, social science education and geography education.
The Department of Teaching and Learning participate in several national and regional research schools:
ÄdFo - Forskarskola med ämnesdidaktisk inriktning (in Swedish)
PhD Student positions
Available PhD Student positions at Stockholm University are posted online with information on the application process:
Eligible for admission in our PhD programs are students who fullfil both general entrance requirements and our specific entrance requirements. Read more:
Last updated: March 1, 2022
Source: Department of Teaching and Learning