Social Sciences relies heavily on data and research, which is why future students of the Faculty of Social Studies believe it is important to know our faculty through data means.
50+ international guest lectures per year
The Faculty of Social Studies is able to provide students the opportunity to be taught for the whole semester, or for a guest lecture from specialists in their field. In the past, visiting scholars have come from University of Cambridge, Yale University, University of Haifa, Australian National University, Universität Wien, and University of Utrecht, to name a few.
3,000 total students; 400+ international students
With just under 3,000 total students at the faculty, students enjoy a low student-teacher ration of 6: 1. While the classes typically have more students in them, the Faculty is able to boast many academics that can educate our students.
International students in 2020 make up about 13% of the student body, and this proportion is growing every year as more programs in English are opened.
72+ countries represented
The international student body at the Faculty of Social Studies is diverse, consisting of over 72 countries and 6 contenents. Our top five countries are: United States of America, Ghana, Azerbaijan, Slovakia and the Netherlands.
400+ courses taught in English per year
The Faculty of Social Studies offers over 400 courses in English per year, just over 200 during the Autumn semester, and a larger selection during the Spring semester. Visiting students are able to enroll in many of these courses, while full degree students are more often limited to their department/program.
- The Faculty of Social Studies is made up of 7 different departments.
- Department of Environmental Studies
Department of International Relations and European Studies
Department of Media Studies and Journalism
Department of Political Science
Department of Psychology
Department of Social Policy and Social Work
Department of Sociology
16 degrees in English
Currently, the Faculty of Social Studies offers 14 degrees in English. 3 BA programmes, 6 MA programmes, and 7 PhD programmes.