World-class research in the social sciences

The Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy is one of the leading social sciences units in Finland. In its research, this international and multidisciplinary unit focuses on social, political and cultural transformations. The department combines the expertise of researchers from philosophy, political science, sociology, social and public policy, social work, gender studies, development studies, civil society research, and political as well as cultural policy research. The focus areas of research are organised into three research clusters.