Sociology, Social Work and Culture & Society

The study focuses on how society and community institutions affect people and how people as actors can shape the society they live in through the actions and ideas.

Students discussing, standing outsiden in front of an orange wall at campus. Illustration picture in an anrticle about the PhD Programme in Sociology, Social Work and Culture and Society at uiS.

The focus is broad, but based mainly on a sociological understanding of society and people in the community. The program includes research perspectives at all levels, exploratory, descriptive and explanatory.

The program has an interesting range of archaeological interpretations and explanations of the historical society to the current gender and media research.