The Department provides several educational programs and single-subject courses, including teacher education with different specializations, human resource science programs and social work programs with a social pedagogical profile. A master's programme is also given in Child and Youth Studies.
The department consists of three divisions and is headed by a head of department. The department has a departmental board, which, among other things, works with quality issues. More than 100 employees work here.
The Department of Social and Behavioural Studies educate future teachers and social pedagogues.
The choice of single subject courses is vast and include subjects such as pedagogics, psychology, sociology, English, social psychology, social work etc.