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summer school

Attend international summer school and get paid!

Giessen University, Germany, offers a 2,5 day Summer School for international students during August 25th - 27th. Students at Stockholm University are eligible to apply. Four students will recieve funding of 250 euro for participation. Contact Johanna Fryksmark, international coordinator, for more information!

Tony Wall.

Tony Wall new affiliated professor

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education welcomes Tony Wall as an affiliated professor during year 2021.

Giessen University

Get international academic experience this summer

Giessen University in Germany offers a Virtual International Programme for exchange students. Applications for the summer semester 2021 are open.

info corona

Checklist and corona-information

The spring semester 2021 starts online. All our courses offered in English are web-based with instruction given via e-meeting service Zoom and digital learning platform Athena.

About the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education

At the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education (HSD), teaching is conducted at the first, second and third cycle levels in the area of teaching and learning in Arts, Social Sciences and in Humanities. Primarily within History, Religion, Social Studies, Civics, Geography, Visual Art, Drama and Music. Our research concerns these subjects and is focused on all levels of the education system.

Niemis avhandling

Doctoral Thesis: Religion in Indian schools

Kristian Niemi is a PhD-graduate from Stockholm University.

Fotograf: Eva Dalin.

Learning actions indicating algebraic thinking in multilingual classrooms

Inger Eriksson, professor in education and Helena Eriksson, PhD-student (Department of Mathematics and Science Education) have published an article in Educational Studies in Mathematics.

PhD Sofia Cedervall

Doctoral Thesis by Sofia Cedervall

Sofia Cedervall is a PhD graduate from University of Chester. She is a lecturer in Drama at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education and the project manager for 'Kulturskoleklivet', Supplementary teacher training for Schools of Arts at Stockholm University.

Book cover Sustainable Development Teaching

New publication by Pernilla Andersson

New book about teaching challenges related to the ethical and political dimension of environmental and sustainability education. Pernilla Andersson contributes with the chapter: ‘Embodied experiences of ‘decision-making’ in face of uncertain and complex sustainability issues’.

More on Pernilla Andersson's research.


Book cover Music, Education and Religion.

Ketil Thorgersen publishes an article about black metal music

Ketil Thorgersen is an Assistant Professor in Music Education and is the co-writer of a chapter in the book Music, Education, and Religion - Intersections and Entanglements.

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