Faculty of Social Sciences

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Yearly about 20 people graduate with doctoral degrees from the Faculty of Social Sciences

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Doctoral School of the Faculty of Social Sciences

The Doctoral School is a multidisciplinary cooperation network the task of which is to support the students of licentiate and doctoral studies in the different phases of the research process. The Doctoral School belongs to University of Jyväskylä Graduate School for Doctoral Studies.

The faculty’s own doctoral programmes are doctoral programme of department of psychology and doctoral programme of the department of social sciences and philosophy.

In addition to the faculty’s own doctoral programmes the doctoral programme of family research and the multidisciplinary doctoral programme of psychotherapy are coordinated in the faculty. The latter is a part of the doctoral programme of the department of psychology. The faculty takes part in several national network programmes (including national doctoral program of psychology, a university network of psychology Psykonet, Finnish national university network for social work SOSNET, Finnish Doctoral Program of Social Sciences Sovako etc.).

The doctoral school of the faculty is led by the vice dean who also belongs to the board of The Doctoral School belongs to University of Jyväskylä Graduate School for Doctoral Studies. The doctoral programmes of the faculty (doctoral programme of department of psychology and doctoral programme of the department of social sciences and philosophy ) have their own boards that are names by the dean. The boards of the doctoral programmes of the departments form together the board of the doctoral school of the faculty.

According to the decision made by the university board a doctoral student can belong to only one doctoral programme. By 31.12.2012 (a transition period set by the university board) all the doctoral students of the faculty have been placed to some doctoral programme.

Contact the coordinator

  • Tiina Hokkanen
  • Keskussairaalantie 2, Opinkivi building, room 107
  • tiina.m.hokkanen(at)jyu.fi
  • +358408053106