Doctoral Programme in Gender, Culture, and Society
The Doctoral Programme in Gender, Culture, and Society (SKY) is a multidisciplinary programme with links to all five faculties at the University of Helsinki City Centre Campus. The programme is an international hub for scholars with an interest in gender, sexuality, and feminist scholarship from all fields and disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.
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The Doctoral Programme in Gender, Culture and Society is a truly multidisciplinary programme with doctoral students from disciplines as varied as Gender Studies, Sociology, Political History, Folklore Studies, Social Psychology, Musicology, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Biblical Studies, European Area and Cultural Studies, Scandinavian Literature, Development Studies, Law, Latin American Studies, Political Science, Nordic History, African Studies

6 new doctoral students are admitted each year. We're an international community, and the programme is multilingual: you can complete a degree in either Finnish, Swedish or English.

Want to know more? Visit our profile & activities page to learn more about the key research areas and activities in the programme.

In international comparisons, research in the humanities at the University of Helsinki ranks among the leading European universities and close to the top 50 in the world.
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