Faculty of Educational Sciences (UV)

Linköping University provides a comprehensive teacher education and offers postgraduate training, as well as opportunities for research.

  • Among the top 2% in the world in international university rankings.
  • One of the top research institutions in Sweden within educational research.
  • Research within education covers the entire range from children to adults.
  • Master´s programmes and a wide range of courses in English.
  • Each year we welcome around one thousand exchange students to the university.

We are open for new collaborations within

  • Teacher Education all levels
  • Subject studies (English, History...)
  • Student Teaching/Internships

Faculty Management


Research areas

Elever som använder tablett ihoop. Samspel kring elever och lärande.

The interplay of pupils and learning

Among other things, research into this field at LiU investigates how teachers handle different disturbances in the classroom, and how teacher education students can learn to manage provocations.

Lärare i klassrum. Lärarutbildning

Teacher education

How teachers create pedagogical relationships with the pupils and how they use these to motivate the pupils to learn one focal point of the rearch into teacher education  at LiU.

Ensamt barn på lekplats. Forskningsområdet Mobbning.


At Linköping University the primary research on bullying focuses on social processes, peer culture and interaction patterns, as well as on children and young persons' stories and perspectives.


A person standing outstide.

A professor drawn to thorny issues

An doctoral student position was what brought Tünde Puskas to Sweden. She is now a professor whose motivation is researching areas no one has looked into before – such as how integration, religion and death are dealt with in pre-school context.

Autumn at Campus Valla.

LiU invests in five new test laboratories

Cybersecurity and AI in education are two focus areas in LiU new test laboratory initiative. A total of SEK 40 million goes to initiatives supporting LiU’s ambition to think freely and innovate in the area of education and research.

Tristan Chua

“That’s something I’ll take home with me”

The collaboration between LiU and the NIE has seen positive effects – on several levels. When Tristan Chua returns to Singapore he does so having gained exciting insights. At the same time, teacher Edvin Jensen has got ideas he wants to introduce.