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Foundation Course I in Disability Research, 12,5 higher education credits

Baskurs I i handikappvetenskap, 12,5 högskolepoäng

Course information

Research Education Subject

  • Disability Sciences

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus



Course Date

05 September 2017

The course is part of the courses offered within the Swedish Institute for Disability Research (SIDR) doctoral studies and is compulsory for doctoral and licentiate admitted at SIDR.

Course main content

  • Humanism, human rights and the rights of persons with disabilities.
  • Ethics and research ethics.
  • Disability research as interdisciplinary science.
  • Theories and perspectives of relevance for interdisciplinary disability research.

Teaching formats

Literature studies, lectures, seminars and oral and written presentations. The course is based on the participants' active participation in seminars.

Teaching is mainly in English, but lectures in Swedish may occur.


Deadline for application is August 11.


Course coordinator: Stephen Widén

Examiner: Elina Mäki-Torkko

Course administration: This is an email address