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Research

The department currently has about 120 employees, who work with education, research, administration and development work within school and educational activities. The department has two postgraduate courses that lead to a licentiate or doctorate degree; Behavioral science measurements and Educational work.

The department's research, which is mainly financed externally through research councils, is largely concentrated on the following five areas; Preschool and leisure-time centres; ICT and learning; Large-scale knowledge surveys; Education policy and young people's transitions and Evaluation.

Research Profiles

Applied Research in Digital Practices in Education

The research group's (U-GARD) work takes its starting point in the group members’ joint research interests in ...

Research on Early Childhood Education

The Department of Applied Educational Science hosts RECEUM, a research environment at Umeå University aiming t...