Stockholm University Graduate School of International Studies

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Welcome to Stockholm University Graduate School of International Studies (SIS)


SIS-affiliated, James Losey awarded top paper

James Losey has been rewarded the GCSC's Top Paper Award for his paper entitled “The Locus of Control in Networked Communication: Implications for Collective Action” and he believes his article could help communications scholars better understand how technical aspects of networked communications impacts collective action and social organizing. To read more about the reward, please click here.

On the behalf of SIS, we would like to congratulate James on this fantastic achievement. 


PhD Position Now Open

The SIS has opened a PhD position based in the Department of Political Science, specialized in International Relations. Candidates are sought with an interest in European cooperation on complex security threats, defined broadly to include such threats as pandemics, terrorism, energy shortages, cyber sabotage, environmental risk, economic degradation or social unrest. For this position, the institutional structures and governance regimes intended to tackle such threats should be in focus. Thus, theoretically-informed studies oriented toward the European Union or sub-regional cooperation venues, such as the Nordic Council, Visegrad Group, or Euromed countries, are encouraged. For more information on how to apply, please follow the link.   

Application deadline: 2015-03-03


About Stockholm University Graduate School of International Studies (SIS)

SIS is a comprehensive faculty and multidisciplinary program for Ph.D. students, starting in the fall semester of 2013 with financial support from the “Boards of Humanities, Law, and Social Sciences.” The program aims to bring together some of the key competencies of International Studies at Stockholm University, in a joint initiative, by taking advantage of opportunities for coordination and cross-fertilization in research and research studies. The overarching aim is to create a competitive international and multidisciplinary research program, which can compete with the best of its kind in Europe. The program covers six areas at Stockholm University: Department of Economic History, (International Relations), Department of Human Geography (Global Urbanism), Department of Political Science, (International and European Policies), Department of Media Studies (Division of Journalism, Media and Communication, Department of History, and the Faculty of Law (Public Law).


The SIS Ph.D students are partly affiliated with one of the Faculty’s departments and partly with the Research School. The Research School provides a common meeting place for Ph.D. students to meet and enrich each other’s research, seminars, courses, and supervision. Doctoral students may choose internationally oriented courses from several different disciplines. They can be offered supervision by teams of teachers, representing different disciplines that are also present in a common institutional context. The Research School’s steering committee and invited guest lecturers from the research and policy world also contribute further through lectures and seminars. SIS seminars and courses will also be available for other doctoral students in other departments of the university, if space allows.


Thomas Jonter
Telephone: +46 8 16 30 08

Research officer
Mardin Baban
Telephone: +46 73 964 34 69

Department of Economic history
Universitetsvägen 10 A, plan 9
106 91 Stockholm

Visiting address
Department of Economic history
Universitetsvägen 10 A, plan 9
106 91 Stockholm