The Department of History and Social Sciences considers that its main tasks are to:
The Department of History and Social Sciences undertakes research in several areas. Our current focus is on the Faroe Islands from 1939 to today, pilot whale hunting, drinking customs in the Faroes, and the history of the healthcare system. We also study the situation of small nations in terms of politics, the labour market and the financial conditions for industry.
Our degree programmes are the second pillar of our Department, education is a significant component of our Department’s tasks. As part of our efforts to meet our goal in this area, we offer applicants several programmes to choose from, including bachelor and post-graduate degrees.
In addition to education and research, the Department is also tasked with offering consultancy in its academic fields, as well as informing the public about the results of our research and our methods. We disseminate information in media articles, papers published in scientific journals and book publications.
Jónas Broncks gøta 25. 4. floor
FO 100 Tórshavn
Tel. +298 352580
Fax +298 352501
Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 15:00
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday to Thursday 09:00 - 12:30