Lifeworld phenomenology: theory and practice in educational research

Third-cycle level | 7.5 credits | Course code: FOU2009

Course description

The course provides an introduction to lifeworld phenomenological research. The course is dealt with theoretical starting points for a lifeworld phenomenological approach as well as methodological consequences for empirical pedagogical research. Lifeworld phenomenological research is distinguished from other phenomenological directions in both theoretical and methodological terms. Design and implementation of empirical research is discussed.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

For admission to the course, the doctoral student has to be registered as student in the third cycle.


The number of participants is limited to 15. Priority will be given to doctoral students within the Educational sciences if the number of applicants for the course is exceeding the number of places.

Course syllabus


Reading and reference list

Reading and reference list for the course


Department of Education and Special Education


Educational Science

Type of course

Subject area course


Livsvärldsfenomenologisk teori, metodologi, livsvärldsansats i empirisk pedagogisk forskning, lifeworld phenomenological theory, methodology, lifeworld approach in empirical studies

CONTACTInger Berndtsson