Department of English

Multifaceted Research

Research areas, projects and researchers at the department.

Research at the Department

Research at the department is conducted in the subject of English, in North American Studies and the Celtic languages. Research in English comprises the English language, English literature and American literature. All three specialisations are included in the PhD programme. The department also includes the Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS) and the section for Celtic Studies.

The five research areas contribute to the department's broad and diverse research profile. It is one of our main ambitions to find common ground and develop cooperation between researchers, as this contributes to a rich research environment and research culture at the institution.

The department conducts research, is responsible for research, organizes seminars and conferences, offers graduate studies, invites guest lecturers and initiates collaborations with other universities in Sweden and internationally.

Graduate Studies

The PhD programme in English offers three different specialisations: English linguistics, Engish literature and American literature. The programme makes you an exapert in your chosen field and developes indipendent and critical thinking.

Both practical and theoretical skills are developed as well as a broad knowledge of your chosen field. The doctoral programme prepares students for qualified work in business, public administration and institutions of higher education.

How do I apply to the PhD programme?