About the Department

The Department of Social Work provides teaching in social work program, and research in social work. The Department also has a masters and offers courses and contract courses. The institution is situated about 85 employees and approximately 1,000 students.

Social work is the main subject at the institution. The subject focuses on socially vulnerable people's living conditions and experiences. A further important area is to study the various activities organized in order to prevent or cope with social problems.


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Department of Social Work
Umeå University
SE-901 87 Umeå 

Tel:  +46 90 7869870

Fax:  +46 90 7867662