Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture was established January 1st 1999, when Centre for Women's Research and Centre for Technology and Society were merged. Presently, the department has a staff of about 50, of which the majority is doctoral or postdoctoral research fellows. The permanent scientific staff counts 13 people. The department's research focuses on gender and feminist studies, and science and technology studies, using a variety of methods and theories. The department offers two master's degrees and has the main responsibility for a PhD programme in Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture.

Center for Women's Research and Center for Technology and Society was established in the 1980s as research centers. When the two centers were merged, they became the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture and organized under the Faculty of Arts.

The scientific staff consists of people with background in Humanities or Social Sciences. The department has several research groups like Gender studies, ICT and knowledge studies, Energy and society, and Culture and consumption. The groups are interdisciplinary, drawing on diverse input from the Humanities and Social Sciences. A large part of the research is funded by the Research Council of Norway, or other external sources. The department has a good international standing and participates in several European and other international networks.

A large part of this research is funded by The Research Council of Norway, or other external funding. The department has a broad international network in research communities across the world.


Contact Information

Phone:
+47 73 59 17 88
Fax:
+47 73 59 13 27
Email:
kult@hf.ntnu.no
Web:
http://www.ntnu.no/kult/english
Vistiting address:
  • Building 5 and 6, level 4
  • Department of Interdisciplinary studies of Culture
  • The University Centre of Dragvoll
Postal address:
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Department of Interdisciplinary studies of Culture
  • Trondheim
  • N-7491
  • Norway