The objectives of the postgraduate program are:

  • to give the student both general and specific knowledge in the area of computer and systems sciences/human-machine-interaction and in some related application areas,
  • to train the student in independent research, i.e., to solve theoretic as well as practical problems using scientific methods, and
  • to critically analyse existing research.

The postgraduate studies are aimed as a preparation for independent work, in research and education, both within and outside the university.

Scholarships available Yes


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Shengnan Han is associate professor of computer and system sciences at Stockholm University. She received a Doctorate in Economics (information systems) from Åbo Akademi University, Finland in 2005. She is engaged in research on digital business, IT innovation, IT adoption and  diffusion, value-added mobile services (for business, healthcare, and governments), business process management, IT governance, and strategic IT management.  She has published 40 articiles in peer reviewed journals, internatiional conferences, and book chapters. Her paper has appeared  in Computers in Human Behavior, International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health CareInternational Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance, Journal of Systems and Information Technology,  International Journal of Mobile Communication, Compus-Wide Information Systems, and proceedings of ECIS, PACIS , AMCIS, CAiSE, and HICSS. She is on the editorial board for Electronic Market: the International Journal on Networked Business, and Telematics & Informatics.