Students at the university.

Institutionen för socialt arbete

Warm welcome to the Department of Social Work! We're delighted to have you as a student with us. We are part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gothenburg, offering studies in social work at the he bachelor's (first cycle), master's (second cycle), and doctoral (third cycle) levels.

Here, you can take courses and programs at the undergraduate, advanced, and doctoral levels. You have the opportunity to pursue your entire academic career and earn a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctoral degree in social work.

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About Institutionen för socialt arbete

Type of organization
Belongs to faculty
Faculty of Social Sciences
Contact information
Post address
Box 720
Visiting address
Sprängkullsgatan 25

Our facilities

Map of Campus Haga.

You will find the Department at Sprängkullsgatan 23-25 in Haga, Gothenburg. The visiting address for the education administration and study guidance is on floor 3, Sprängkullsgatan 23.

Study facilities and group workspaces

Campus Haga is open between 06:00 and 23:00 every day. Entrances and corridors are usually open from 07:30-16:30 on weekdays, and closed on weekends. Use your GU card to enter.

Information about study places and opening hours can be found on the page Finding Your Way on the University

As a student

You will gain access to high-quality teaching and research in social work and also get the opportunities to engage in student life. You can influence and improve education through the student union by participating in various student councils and committees. Additionally, exciting events and activities are organized to promote community and friendship among students. Thus, we create a stimulating and inclusive environment for your academic and personal growth.

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Learning environment

We provide an inspiring and inclusive learning environment. With dedicated faculty and strong partnerships, we offer both theoretical knowledge and practical experience. Our research-based learning environments foster interactive learning and collaboration, preparing you for a meaningful career in social work.


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