University of Jyväskylä

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Jyvaskylan Yliopisto, University of Jyväskylä (JYU), Finland

Internationally renowned research university, strongly linked to top national and international research, business, and innovation communities. The department of social sciences and philosophy is located under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. It is one of the leading units in Finland, specialised in research on social, political, and cultural transformations. The department combines the expertise of researchers from philosophy, political science, sociology, social and public policy, social work, gender studies, development studies, civil society research, and political as well as cultural policy research. Department’s strengths include high quality of research, good international reputation, active participation in public discussion and supportive and student-friendly environment.