The research activities of the department is focused on gender, social, and cultural aspects of science and technology.
The research topics are diverse, covering a wide range of techno-scientific phenomena, and gender and equality issues, historically as well as from a contemporary perspective. The main emphasis is on cultural changes as a starting point for asking new questions about fields of study that the research focuses on
The department strives towards a collectively oriented research culture, where people actively collaborate in their research work. The department has proven successful in maintaining a large share of external funding.
- Primary focus on gender and cultural studies
- Primary focus on science and technology studies
PhD programme in Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture
The Department of Interdisciplinary studies of Culture has the responsibility for two PhD courses; KULT8850/8851 "Theories of Science" and KULT8860/8861 "Talk, Text and Interpretation, Doctoral Course in Design and Methodology".