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Sociology is the scientific study of the origin, development, organization, and functions of human societies. The subject helps you understand how individual lives are affected by gender, social background and ethnicity.
What does a sociologist do? Our alumnus Ackson Mwale, now a lecturer at the University of Zambia, studied the Master's Programme in Sociology at Stockholm University.
Here you will find information on how you can influence your education, apply for study breaks and other things you need to know during your education.
The international student exchange with Erasmus+ in Europe gives you the opportunity to spend a part of your training at one of Stockholm University’s many partner universities in Europe.
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We conduct sociological and demographic research of a high international standard and are ranked among the top 50 Sociology departments in the world.
The age of the youngest child impacts parental mortality, with a significant survival advantage observed for parents of newborns due to both selection and behavioral changes, while controlling for parental age.
In contrast to earlier research, a new doctoral thesis demonstrates that region of origin has a greater bearing than religion on ideal number of children, fertility intentions and achieved number of children.
Read the new report for The Expert Group on Public Economics (ESO) by Gunnar Andersson, Andrea Monti and Martin Kolk, researchers at Stockholm University Demography Unit.
Here you will find a list of our ongoing research projects at the Department of Sociology.
Over the past 30 years, Swedish hip-hop has emerged and taken over the nation’s charts, writes PhD student in Sociology Sjors Joosten, in a new article in The Conversation.
Here you will find our recent publications in peer-reviewed journals and books by the Department of Sociology.
How many relatives do Swedes have? And at what age is the family the largest? Researchers in demography have found out in a new study.
Matthew Wallace at Stockholm University receives the prestigious ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council, ERC, 2023.
Meet Siddartha Aradhya, a post-doctoral researcher and a teacher at the Department of Sociology, home to the Stockholm University Demography Unit (SUDA).
Elena Pupaza, researcher in demography at SUDA and the Department of Sociology receives 3.74 MSEK as a startup grant from Forte for her project on diversity aspects of foreign-born people in Sweden.
Title: "Diminished Trust and Alternative Avenues: Understanding the Influence of Discrimination on Political Participation. Presented by Zeth Isaksson, Department of Sociology
16 October is the last day for submitting your application for courses starting spring semester 2024.
Apply to our master's programmes between October 16, 2023 - January 15 2024.
The Academic Writing Service presents tips on thesis writing for students writing their bachelor's and master's theses.