Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology

Research education

Research education in both Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology at Uppsala University is part of the activities supported by the Faculty of Arts. The Faculty Board allocates the economic resources to different disciplines and research areas.

The curriculum is based coursework, seminar participation, fieldwork and thesis writing. The progression is monitored through study plans and follow-ups. Furthermore, the daily working environment at a PhD-student is central to the accomplishment of the PhD-studies. Each student gets access to a workplace, computer , telephone, copy machine as well as personnel/lunch room.

The PhD programs in cultural anthropology and ethnology, including requirements, are detailed in the department’s PhD handbook.

Link to the department’s PhD handbook

For more information on research education, please contact the Director of Studies, 3rd Cycle (see under “Contact us”,