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Department of Occupational Health, Psychology and Sports Sciences

The university´s profile area, Health-promoting working life, has its origins in the Department of Occupational Health Science, Psychology and Sports Sciences


There are two programmes in this department: Human Resources and Labour Relations Programme, 180 cr. Master Programme in Health at work 120 cr, which focuses on health-promoting working life. There are also several freestyling courses and commissioned programmes.


We have a strong research environment - the Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, CBF - which has been awarded a 10-year research grant totalling SEK 50 million for the FAS Centre, "The Body at Work - from problem to potential."

Occupational Health

Researchers Occupational Health

Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, CBF



Cooperation with organisations, businesses, governments and other institutions is extensive, both in Sweden and internationally.

Subjects within the department


Zahra Ahmadi

Head of Department

+46 26 64 86 29

Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Magnus Isaksson Updated: 2024-01-02
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)