The Ethics of Research in the Humanities

Third-cycle level | 7.5 credits | Course code: HUM3102
HT 2019
Study period: 2019-11-04 - 2020-01-31
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in Swedish but can be given in English if necessary
Application period: 2019-10-16 - 2019-10-28

Course description

The aim of the course is to provide doctoral candidates at the Faculty of Humanities with knowledge and understanding of the laws, rules, and principles that govern and are essential to good research practice and to increase the ethical awareness of the participants with regard to their own field of research and to the humanities in general. Participants must be prepared to participate actively in the discussions.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

General requirements for doctoral studies at the University of Gothenburg and the Faculty of Humanities.


Priority will be given to doctoral students within the Faculty of Humanities if the number of applicants for the course is exceeding the number of places.

Course syllabus



Department of Historical Studies



Type of course

Ethics course


forskningsetik, humaniora, ethics of research, humanities

CONTACTHelene Whittaker