The Faculty of Education and Society offers professional training in the fields of schools, culture, leisure and sport. The faculty runs one of Sweden’s largest teacher training programmes, offering students a choice of four degrees: preschool teacher, primary teacher, secondary teacher or vocational teacher.

Education at the Faculty of Education and Society

In addition to programmes and courses for sports scientists, historians, teachers, special needs pedagogues, special needs teachers and study and career counsellors, the faculty also offers second and third-cycle programmes, freestanding courses, continuing professional development and contract education. The faculty is characterised by innovative programme design and collaborations with schools, municipalities, non-governmental organisations and the private sector.

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Admission to a later part of a programme

You can apply for admission to a later part of a programme if you meet the programme's entry requirements and have already completed studies that are equivalent to parts of the programme.

Apply for admission to a later part of a programme

Fast track for teachers and preschool teachers

The faculty offers fast tracks for newly arrived academics, on behalf of the Swedish Public Employment Service. The fast track gives newly arrived graduates an introduction to the teaching and preschool teaching professions in Sweden.

Fast track for teachers and preschool teachers

Further training for foreign teachers

Since 2019, Malmö University has been offering the programme Further education for foreign teachers and academics (ULV).

Further education for foreign teachers

Complementary training for foreign academics

The programme is for people who have an academic degree from another country and want to use their foreign qualification in the Swedish labour market. The programme allows you to complement your knowledge and experience, to continue working in your field, or to find a new career direction.

Complementary training for foreign academics

Research at the Faculty of Education and Society

With a strong commitment to society, we conduct multidisciplinary research. The research spans the field of educational studies with a focus on various subjects and forms of education, including teacher training, the broad fields of history and cultural studies, and also sports studies.

Our research often takes place in relation to and in collaboration with society, for example, schools, museums, sports associations, and idea-based organisations. In this way, the faculty contributes, together with other actors, to long-term and scientifically-based solutions for community and school development.

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Doctoral studies

The Faculty of Education and Society offer doctoral studies in:

Science and Mathematics education

Sport Science

Courses

We offer doctoral courses for those accepted as doctoral candidates at Malmö University or any other educational institution.

Doctoral courses in English at the Faculty of Education and Society

Doctoral schools

Doctoral schools bring together doctoral students with a common focus. The Faculty of Education and Society runs and takes part in several doctoral schools.

The Centre for Teaching and Learning

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CAKL) is a university-wide centre that offers education and carries out research within teaching and learning in higher education, widening recruitment and widening participation and more. We support teachers in conducting their teaching and students in developing their learning.

The Centre for Teaching and Learning

Collaborate with the Faculty of Education and Society

Let's collaborate. Our researchers, teachers, project managers and students are ready to support your organization. Together we can meet challenges and need for development. We take on tasks for schools, sports- and cultural organizations and businesses. We offer competence development, education, research, assessment and follow up. 

Our research is conducted in close relation to the surrounding society. 

Contact: Margareta Serder 

Contact us

Do you have questions about education and studies? Email our student office:

studexp.ls@mau.se