About the department
At the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning research and education are carried out in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Didactic Science, Disability Studies, Psychotherapy, Adult Learning and HRM/HRD.
Research within the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning takes place within multi-disciplinary research environments and in research groups as well as by single researchers in all of the department's disciplines.
The department has a large number of single-subject courses as well as undergraduate programmes such as the Psychology programme, the Human Resource Management and Work Sciences programme and the Folk High School Teacher Training programme. There are also master level programmes such as the Special Education programme, the Special Teacher education, the Psychotherapy programme and Human Resource Management and Development. Our teaching staff are also involved in the Teacher Training programme, the Cognitive Science programme, the Speech Therapist programme and the Social Work programme. Most of our courses and programmes are taught in Swedish.
Graduate studies are offered in several of the department's disciplines. For more information on graduate studies, visit www.ibl.liu.se/graduate-studies.
On 14-17 June expertise in hearing research will gather in Linköping for a conference on the importance of the brain when it comes to hearing.
Almost one million Swedes have some form of hearing impairment and the brain plays a great role in regards to hearing. One could say that one hears with the ears but listens with the brain. The third conference in cognitive hearing gathers 200 scientists from around the world to discuss the latest research in the field.
Lesbian families in Sweden today live settled family lives, with legislation that has strengthened their position in recent years. But a new thesis shows how they still encounter prejudice in dealing with things like healthcare and social services.
Surfing on computers or tablets is not harmful to children, but the youngest children learn most through social interaction, according to LiU professor Mikael Heimann.
Vacancies at IBL
PhD position in Education specialising in fiction/gender
Last day of application: April 15, 2015
Last updated: 2015-04-28