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Welcome to the Department of Social Work

The Department of Social Work is one of the larger departments at University of Gothenburg, with about 1,400 students and 130 staff members engaged in teaching, research and administration. Our facilities are centrally located in Gothenburg.

Social work is an interdisciplinary field and includes studies of the lives and experiences of socially vulnerable people. A central theme is the study of the sources and consequences of social problems, which are investiagted at the micro, meso and macro levels. Particularly relevant for social work is the analysis of various interventions designed to prevent or remedy social problems. The field also covers organisational and professional research; studies of how social work is organised and carried out.


Contact Information

Department of Social Work

P.O. Box 720, SE 405 30 Göteborg

Visiting Address:
Sprängkullsgatan 23

46 (0)31 786 0000

46 (0)31 786 1888

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