6 Doctoral Positions in Sociology: Uppsala University 983 views

Uppsala University invites applications for 5 doctoral student positions in sociology based at the Department of Sociology and 01 doctoral position will be appointed with an emphasis on housing and urban research to be based at the Institute for Housing and Urban research. The Department is interested in appointing candidates with excellent academic merits who can demonstrate their potential for research in any area of sociology.

Starting date: September 1, 2017

Economic conditions:

  • Successful candidates will be awarded employment as doctoral candidates
  • Salary will be paid according with the guidelines of Uppsala University.

Duration: 4 years


  • Applicant must hold degree at an advanced level, or demonstrate some equivalent and equal form of knowledge.
  • Applicant must have at least 90 credits in sociology or equivalent in order to be considered (or equivalent and equal knowledge).
  • Applicant must be deemed to have the capacity to finish the program.


The application must include:

  • Application form
  • Attested copy of relevant degree(s).
  • Research plan
  • Copies of texts that illustrate applicant’s abilities (theses, articles etc.)

Selection criteria:

  • The admission will be based on an evaluation of the applicant capacity to successfully finish the program.
  • The evaluation is based on the submitted texts and the research plan. Individual interviews may be used as well.
—————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Uppsala University
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Sweden
Subject areas Sociology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 13th March of 2017

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